SEND - Special Educational Needs
Our SEND Team
Thorney Close Primary School prides itself in its ability to offer and successfully deliver a full curriculum that is inclusive to all children, irrespective of need. The SEND team work closely with all of the teaching staff and, as a result, are able to support children with a wide range of academic, physical and social needs. This may be in the form of classroom based support or withdrawn support, often in small group or one-to-one sessions using resources from within the school and from the support services within the Authority.
The school maintains very close working relationships with children, staff, parents and other agencies. Indeed, partnership with parents is of the utmost importance
The SEND team is made up of:
We encourage you to speak to your child’s class teacher or a member of the Special Education Needs and Disability Team if you have any questions or concerns. You can contact us via school telephone 0191 5250808 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org
If parents wish a child with SEND to be admitted to Thorney Close Primary School, the school adheres to the Local Authority Admissions Policy. Information can be found on the Sunderland City Council website booklet.
School SEND Policy
Our SEND policy can be found on the link below.
Special Educational Needs and Inclusion Policy
SEN Information Report - Local Offer
Covid-19 Additional Support
With the recent Coronavirus outbreak, we understand that some children with SEN and their parents may need some additional support. Please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher or a member of the SEND Team. There is also some handy ideas and information on the NSPCC website.