At Our Lady’s all staff support children with SEN and so regularly access support and training to enable them do this as effectively as possible.
The school has a training plan for all staff to improve the teaching and learning of children including those with SEND. This includes whole school training on SEND issues such as ASD and Speech and Language Difficulties.
Individual teachers and support staff attend training courses run by outside agencies that are relevant to the needs of specific children in their class/care e.g. , HI teacher, Complex Communication Difficulties Teacher, Blackmarston School Outreach Teacher.
The School SENCO Mr Revell holds a further qualification in SEN - Post-graduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (Birmingham University).
Mr Revell also holds the Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing and is registered with the British Psychological Society as a 'Test User'
The SENCo attends SENCo cluster and Network meetings termly to keep up to date with developments in SEN.