Our aim is to be inclusive and to adapt the environment and provision to meet the needs of students who attend our school. Although we are a selective school, with an entrance exam, and therefore have a relatively low level of need in our school, we are keen to provide well for those students who come to us with barriers to their learning.
We ensure that we:
Monitor the progress of all students; some young people with SEN can be identified at birth, other difficulties only become evident as young people grow and develop
Listen to the student
Listen to parents/carers
Are able to distinguish between students who may need some support within the classroom and within the differentiated curriculum, and students with Special Educational Needs
Identify barriers to learning using our knowledge and understanding of the four primary areas of need. The areas of need are:
Communication and Interaction (C+I)
Cognition and Learning (C+L)
Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
Sensory and/or Physical (S+P)
Provide appropriately for all students with any kind of Special Educational Need or Disability
Please Click Here to see our SEND Graduated Response at the High School for Girls.
Please click on the sections below to see how needs are met in each of the four category of needs.