Special Educational Needs

Dorrington Academy SEN Information Report

1.    What kinds of Special Educational Needs does Dorrington Academy make provision for?  What type of provision does Dorrington Academy make and how do they know it works?

2.    Does the school have a Special Educational Needs co-ordinator? If so, who are they and how can someone get in touch with them?

3.    What approach does Dorrington Academy take to teaching pupils with SEN?

4.    How does Dorrington Academy identify and assess Special Education Needs?

5.    How does Dorrington Academy know how much progress is being made by pupils with Special Educational Needs?

6.    What extra-curricular activities can a pupil with Special Educational Needs access at Dorrington Academy?

7.    What training do the staff at Dorrington Academy have in relation to pupils with Special Educational Needs?

8.    How is effectiveness of provision evaluated for pupils with SEN?

9.    How does Dorrington Academy get more specialist help for pupils if they need it?

At Dorrington Academy if we feel a pupil needs more specialist help we can work with the following people to get this:

10.    What adaptations are made to the curriculum and learning environment?

11.    How are parents of children and young people with Special Educational Needs involved in the education of their child?

12.    How are pupils with Special Educational Needs involved in their own education?

13.    How does Dorrington Academy support emotional and social development including arrangements for listening to the views of pupils with SEN and measures to prevent bullying?

14.    What should I do if I have a concern about my child?

15.    If a parent of a child with Special Educational Needs has a complaint about Dorrington Academy, how does the Governing Body deal with the complaint?

16.    How does the governing body involve other people in meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs including support for their families?

17.    Who are the support services that can help parents with pupils who have Special Educational Needs?

18.    How does Dorrington Academy support pupils with Special Educational Needs through transition?

19.    How can parents find the Birmingham Local Authority’s local offer?

Visit https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/50034/birminghams_local_offer_send

Dorrington Academy Accessibility Plan

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