Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

SEND Policy and Information Report - Statutory Information
St Joseph's School's SEND Policy and Information Report can be accessed below.
Should you wish to get in touch with our SENDCo, Mrs Lane Hall, please email the school office (office@st-josephs.org.uk).
Additional Information and Links for Parents
Here are some useful websites - we do not endorse these but there might be helpful advice or activities especially when working with your child at home. Please click on the bold hyperlinks to find out more.
BBC Bitesize have a specific SEND section on their website, offering lots of advice and resources to support remote learning for young people.
Special Needs Jungle offer lots of support and useful links for families.

‘ChatterPack’ is a voluntary community project, which offers free support for schools, parents and children with SEND. They have a wide range of resources including free websites, a monthly newsletter and lots of resources to support a wide range of Special Educational Needs. To find out more, click here. For free home learning resources, click here. For free Speech and Language and Occupational Therapy support and resources, click here.

The Communication Trust also known as Speech and Language UK

Dyslexia Information for Parents from Nessy

Working Memory Advice and Games from an American Website with ideas for children who find processing and using their working memory more challenging.

If your child, or anyone in your family, is struggling to cope emotionally, ‘Young Minds’ have a range of resources and support bases available to help.

‘Empowering Little Minds’ provides ideas and resources for sensory and messy play, aimed at children aged 2 – 10 years old.

‘Singing Hands’ is a YouTube channel which uses features Makaton songs and rhymes.