A child has SEN if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made that is additional to or different from that generally made for other children of the same age.
There are four broad areas of special educational need, these are:
- Communication and Interaction
This area of need includes children with Autism Spectrum Condition and those with Speech, Language and Communication Needs
- Cognition and Learning
This includes children with Specific Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties
- Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
This includes any pupils who have an emotional, social or mental health need that is impacting on their ability to learn
- Sensory and/or Physical Difficulties
This area includes children with hearing impairment, visual impairment, multi-sensory impairment and physical difficulties.
The kinds of SEN that are provided for:
Our approach to teaching children & young people with SEN
How we adapt the curriculum and learning environment for children & young people with SEN
How we identify, assess and review children with special educational needs
How children with SEN engage in all activities?
How we evaluate the effectiveness of SEN Provision