SEN Local Offer

Chalton Lower School – Local SEND Offer

 [Special Educational Need and/or disability]

‘Working together to be the best we can’

An Overview of the School

Chalton Lower is a small school of around 60 pupils aged 4-9.  We know our pupils well and strive to support all the children to enable them to make the best possible progress and achieve well.  We offer a broad and balanced curriculum with high quality teaching.  We identify the needs of the pupils early and then offer support through a range of provision alongside working with the parents.  We work alongside a range of professionals to ensure the pupils receive the support they need to achieve well.

How does the school know if children need extra help and what should I do if I think my child has Special Educational Needs?

At Chalton Lower School pupils are identified as having SEN through a variety of ways including the following:-

What will the school do if they have concerns?

How will I raise concerns if I need to?

How will school support my child?

Who will explain this to me?

How are the governors involved and what are their responsibilities?

How will the curriculum be matched to my child’s needs?

How will I know how my child is doing and how will you help me to support my child’s learning?

How will the school include the view of the pupil?

How will the school prepare and support my child when joining the school and transferring to a new school?

How accessible is the school environment?

Chalton Lower School will do everything possible to ensure your visit is as comfortable as possible,  If you require assistance or would like to discuss access to the building, please contact the school on 01525 872354.

Inclusion and addressing discrimination

What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the school?

Website Links

https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/info/15/special_educational_needs_and_disability_-_local_offer

Snap Central Bedfordshire http://www.snappcf.org.uk/

Downs Syndrome Association https://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/

Autism Bedfordshire https://www.autismbedfordshire.net/

Relate https://www.relate.org.uk/

Families United Network https://familiesunitednetwork.org.uk/