At the heart of the work of every primary school class is a continuous cycle of planning, teaching and assessment which takes account of the wide range of abilities, aptitudes and interests of the children. The majority of children will learn and progress within these arrangements. Those children whose overall attainments and achievement in specific subjects fall significantly outside the expected range may have Special Educational Needs (SEN).
At Primrose Lane, we provide a broad and balanced curriculum for all pupils based on three principles:
Children have a learning difficulty if they:
For children who have a specific learning difficulty or a disability, our SEN policy and information report outlines the educational support we provide – this is often referred to as our ‘SEN Offer’.
This provision is alongside the Leeds Local Offer.
You might also like to read our Equality and accessibility plan
If you’re not happy with the any of the arrangements in place for your child, we would always recommend that you initially speak to your child’s class teacher or Mrs Turnbull. Our aim is to work together for the best outcomes for your child.
If a resolution isn’t possible, you may wish to follow our complaints procedure. If you’re unhappy with anything in relation to an Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment or an EHC plan, please email or call 0113 378 5256.
In addition to the formal support processes set out above, parents and young people can seek advice and support from Leeds SEND Information Advice Support Service who will be able to offer support. You can email or call the Helpline on 0113 378 5020.
We have written a set of frequently asked questions from parents/carers which you may find useful.