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Special Educational Needs

Click here to access SEND Parent Support and Resources Page

Lakes Primary provides a broad and balanced curriculum for all children. The National Curriculum is our starting point for planning that meets the specific needs of individuals and groups of children. When planning, teachers set suitable learning challenges and respond to children’s diverse learning needs. Every teacher is responsible for every child in their class, including those with SEN. Some children have barriers to learning that mean they have special needs and disabilities and require particular action by the school. Teachers take account of these requirements and make provision to support individuals or groups of children and thus enable them to participate effectively in curriculum and assessment activities. Such children may need additional help or different help from that given to other children of the same age.

Parents can discuss any concerns relating to SEND with our school SENCo, Mrs Handley, via the school office Tel. 01642 485894.

Have a look at the ‘Local Offer’ website of information and services for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families living in Redcar and Cleveland.

You can also download the documents below to view the details.

Document TitleDownload
Supporting Children with Challenging BehaviourDownload
Learning Disability Matters Resources & Support – Covid-19Download
Accessibility Plan Download
SEND Policy 2019 Download
Lakes SEN Offer Information Report Download

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In the News

Lakes Pupils are Winners!

Pupils, present and in our recent past, have been celebrating a number of fabulous achievements in recent weeks. It started with year 5 pupil, Alisha, winning the Northern Echo 500…

2nd December 2020

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Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Click the link below to read about our October Healthy Schools Challenge. Entries for the challenge will close on 2 November 2020 and photos can be sent to [email protected] Autumn…

21st October 2020

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Halloween 2020

On Friday 23rd October we will be having Halloween activities in our classrooms. Children can come to school dressed in their Halloween costume for the day.

21st October 2020

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This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.

This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Coronavirus Updates - School Closure January 2021

Following the announcement this evening (4th January 2021) by the Government we are once again in a National lockdown and schools are closed until mid February 2021.

School REMAINS OPEN for vulnerable children and key worker children should you wish for them to attend – please see definitions below:

Vulnerable children:  Any child whose family is working with social care or early help, any child who has an EHCP, any child in the process of an EHCP, any child who is ‘looked after’, any child considered a ‘young carer’ and any child who is struggling with anxiety who would be better placed at school during this time.

Key workers: Parents/Carers who work in:- health and social care; Education and childcare settings; public services; local and national government; food and other necessary goods; public safety and national security; transport and border infrastructure; utilities, communication and financial services.

If this applies to you, your children are still able to attend school. Please bring them as usual at the same time, to the same door as normal tomorrow. You will be asked to complete a form as a record of your eligibility if you are claiming ‘key worker’ status.

For further information regarding free school meals please see letter in full here.

Your child’s learning is important to us, so we’ll continue to help your child learn. Simply click Home Learning Packs to access home learning packs.

Keep Safe

Mrs Madden