SEND Provision for Children and Young People at Plaistow Primary School
We are an ambitious, outward-looking school with an emphasis on developing creative and enriching experiences for children, alongside a high quality of teaching and learning. Our aim at Plaistow is to include all children in every aspect of school life, regardless of any learning difficulties or physical disabilities they may have.
We have children with a range of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) attending our school. We provide for these pupils through in-class support, specialised programmes or additional resources. We are a friendly, caring school community with a wealth of expertise in supporting children with additional needs.
Our aim is for all children to achieve the very best they can in all aspects of learning and to develop the skills and qualities they need in order to meet their future outcomes and goals. We view every child as having something unique to offer. We have high expectations of all our pupils, including those with special educational needs, and all pupils are valued and included in every aspect of school life.
Provision is overseen by our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCo) Priya Pankhania.
You can find out more about how we support pupils with special educational needs and disabilities by looking through the following policies:
You can find out more about how the London Borough of Newham supports pupils with special educational needs and disabilities here:
Admissions for Pupils with SEND
We follow London Borough of Newham's admission procedures for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
In the case of the admissions of a known pupil with special educational needs or disabilities, we will:
• arrange additional visits by the pupil, parents/carers and support staff if appropriate
• offer a staggered admission where appropriate
• liaise closely with the pupil's previous school and/or additionally involved agencies
• refer to previous records and and listen to parental concerns