Special Educational Needs Support in Education

Wargrave House recognises that all our students have very special needs. Compassion, tolerance, respect and positive intervention will lead to effective learning experiences.

The SENSE Team led by Stuart Jamieson, Head of Education, provides support to students, families and colleagues to ensure that individual student needs are responded to in an effective and timely way.

The Team is committed to working in partnership with parents / carers, colleagues and agencies to secure the best possible outcomes for children, young people and their families.

Natalie Molyneux, Family Liaison Officer

Arrangement of school and college visits for prospective students and advice on admission procedures

Support for students and families with transition and preparation for adulthood, career planning and life beyond Wargrave House

Facilitating opportunities for parents and carers to meet and share experiences and knowledge – often over a cuppa!

Assistance with completing benefit forms, charity applications and support letters

Referral and liaison with external agencies supporting families

Attendance at all annual reviews and social care meetings

Robert Richardson, School Health Nurse

Management of medication within the school, college and LEAP setting.

Health check for all School, Lakeside College and LEAP students

Audiology test on entry to school and Lakeside College

Annual eye tests and a glasses prescription (if required)

Support for parents re. health related appointments for their child e.g. CAMHS

Referrals to relevant health services where a need has been identified, for example, Community Paediatrician.

Health promotion and education within school, college and LEAP including, supporting PSHEE lessons

Andrea Smethurst, SENCO

Liaison with parents/carers, Social Care and Health professionals to prepare and plan for student’s transitions

Ensuring that school, college and LEAP fulfil duties in relation to the SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years (2015)

Convening and chairing annual and interim review meetings for students in school, college and LEAP

Leading on the review of Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans as required by the SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years (2015)

Liaison with parents/carers and professionals regarding issues in relation to the provision identified in student’s EHC Plans

Working in partnership with the Family Liaison Officer and School Health Nurse to ensure that the needs of students in school and college are responded to, in accordance with requirements

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Wargrave House School and College
449 Wargrave Road
Newton Le Willows
Merseyside WA12 8RS

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