Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND)
Unity Community Primary caters for children aged 2 -11. Our schools are Gold UNICEF Rights Respecting schools, welcoming and supporting pupils irrespective of ability, race, gender or need and are respected as individuals.
We recognise that pupils may require additional support for the following needs:
- Cognition and Learning – e.g. Moderate learning difficulties or specific learning difficulties – e.g. dyslexia (SPLD), dyspraxia
- Sensory, Medical and Physical – e.g. visual impairments, hearing impairment, sensory processing difficulties
- Communication and Interaction – e.g. autistic spectrum condition (autism), speech and language difficulties, developmental language delays (DLD)
- Social, Emotional and Mental Health – e.g. attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attachment difficulties, mental health difficulties
Our Special Education Needs co-ordinator (SENDCO) is Ms A. Vickers, who works collaboratively with teachers and support staff to identify need, liaising with a range of statutory professionals to ensure pupils receive the correct diagnosis and support, following the 3-wave model, detailed in our SEND report.
Our school SEND policy, accessibility plans and SEND report provides further details on our approach and offer:
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0808 808 3555 (Free Help line)
Information, Support and Advice service Manchester (ISAM)