SEND

At Hill View Primary Academy, it is our intent to demonstrate our commitment to the equal inclusion of all pupils in our school. We recognise the diverse and individual needs of all our pupils. We will provide a secure and accessible environment in which all our children can flourish and feel valued.

Our aim is to offer an inclusive curriculum to ensure the best possible outcomes and progress for all of our children, whatever their needs or abilities, in turn, raising achievement and removing barriers to learning.

Our SEND Coordinator (SENDCo) is Mrs L Knapper. Our Assistant SENDCo is Mr L Ward. If you would like to get in touch with them, please contact the school office, who will be happy to organise a meeting or phone call. Please be aware that, due to current restrictions, face-to-face meetings are being kept to a minimum.

Hill View Primary Academy has a well-established system for children who have special educational needs or disabilities, but we are always looking for ways to improve integration and accessibility. The information below, and in our SEND policy, which can be found on the policies page, provide more information on our ways of supporting SEND children. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Useful Links:

SEND local offer in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum – Bournemouth Parent Carer Forum provide a central voice for all parents and carers of children/adults with sen/education/complex medical needs that live in Bournemouth

Dorset Xchange – The Xchange was launched in response to requests from families of children and young people who are disabled to make it easier to find the information they need. It is a one stop resource for families and was developed in consultation with local parent carer forums and jointly between Dorset County Council and Bournemouth and Poole unitary authorities.

Coping With Chaos – A parent run organisation that supports families caring for a child/children or young person/s with a disability or special educational need. They provide services for families living in Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.

Victoria School

Linwood School

Autism Wessex – Advice and guidance for parents, carers and families who have children with Autism.

The Communication Trust – A coalition of over 50 not-for-profit organisations who work together to support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication.

Council For Disabled Children – The umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy-makers.

The Dyslexia SpLD Trust – A trust that works towards children with Dyslexia SpLD to help them succeed in school.

I Can – An organisation set up to help support children in the UK who suffer with communication issues.

MindEd – A free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults.

National Sensory Impairment Partnership – NatSIP, the National Sensory Impairment Partnership is a partnership of organisations working together to improve outcomes for children and young people with sensory impairment.

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