If a parent has a concern or complaint regarding Special Needs, they are encouraged in the first instance to meet with the class teacher and/or SENCo. If this matter is not resolved satisfactorily the Headteacher should be notified.
If the concern is not resolved, parents have the right to ask for an examination of the complaint by the Governing Board.
See the school's Complaints Policy (in the 'Policies' section) for more information.
Please see full information in our SEND Policy & SEND Information Report below.
At Mendell Primary School we are committed to equality. We aim for every pupil to fulfil their potential no matter what their needs. Our School is committed to anti-discriminatory practice to promote equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all children and families.
We aim to:
To successfully match pupil ability to the curriculum we ensure the curriculum is coherently planned and sequenced and successfully adapted, designed and developed for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
In doing this we:
Useful SEND Resources
Coloured Overlays for the Computer
Some people struggle with Irlens and find that coloured overlays reduce the viual stress. Using this programme creates the same effect. It has a whole range of colours which can be easily adjusted.
Children's yoga - relax and self regulate:
Social story about the Coronavirus:
Caleidoscope CIC is not for profit community organisation supporting families with autistic children. They offer individual support, training for parents and professionals as well as inclusive classes for children such as Art and Lego.
The Sensory Shack - Unit 16, Beechwood Drive, Beechwood, CH43 7ZU
This is an environment where vulnerable and disadvantaged children can bond with their caregivers through play, light, music and all other sensory experiences.