Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

At Manchester Health Academy we:

  • Have high expectations of all pupils including those with SEND
  • Regularly assess progress to ensure appropriate and timely support is available
  • Use a variety of teaching and learning styles to match pupil needs
  • Use skilled teachers and teaching assistants to work with challenging pupils and those with identified specific needs
  • Establish good family links including regular home-school contact and parental support as necessary
  • Establish strong links with local primary schools to ensure a seamless transition process
  • Have a governor with designated responsibility for SEND
  • Use clear, SMART targets
  • Regularly review Learning Plans and/or targets to meet challenging pupils needs
  • Regularly report progress to parents
  • Share practice; discuss effective teaching and learning
  • Have a continuous professional development programme that ensures all staff are given regular training in new developments regarding SEND
  • Will be enthusiastic about your child’s successes, the value they add and the difference they make and regularly celebrate these achievements

Head of Special Educational Needs

Miss Lisa Wood [email protected]

Special Educational Needs Policy

Our Special Educational Needs Policy and other policies can be found here.

Special Educational Needs Report

SEN report 2019-20

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