Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
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Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and the SEND School Offer
At Rayner Stephens High School, we are committed to the idea of inclusion and that every child regardless of learning, emotional, communication, sensory or physical difficulty has the right to take part in all aspects of school life. We work to the guidelines set out in the SEN Code of Practice. We believe in a working partnership between parents, students, staff and other professionals to ensure successful outcomes for the students and our day-to-day practice supports this view.
Our Aims and Vision
At Rayner Stephens High School , we strive to support all students to enable them to achieve at school. Supported by the by the Local Authority (Tameside) to ensure that all students, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school. It is through this support that Rayner Stephens High School is as inclusive as possible, with the needs of students with a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible, where families want this to happen. In order to do this many steps are taken to support them through their learning journey. Quality teaching is vital; however for some students there are occasions when further additional support may be needed to help them achieve their targets.
Rayner Stephens High School Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Booklet / SEND School Offer – Working in partnership
Parents / Carers
This Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) information Booklet / SEND School Offer was considered by a group of parents representing students with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Feedback was given and changes were made to the text.
A representative group of students have been consulted on the range of information given.
This Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Booklet / SEND School Offer was considered by a representative of the Governing Body, who fully approved the content.
We would like to thank everyone who has been involved in this Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Booklet / SEND School Offer.
The Assistant HeadTeacher – Inclusion / SENDCo – Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator is: Miss Wendy Jackson
If you would like to comment on the information contained in the booklet, or have any suggestions for improving it, please contact the school SENCO.
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