Who are the best people to talk to in the college about my child’s difficulties/ Special Educational Needs or Disability (SEND)?

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    Mrs Fiona Stobbs

    Senior Teacher for Inclusion

Mrs Fiona Stobbs – fstobbs@hightunstall.hartlepool.sch.uk
Senior Teacher for Inclusion

Responsible for:

  • Coordinating all the support for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and developing the college’s SEND Policy to make sure all children get a consistent, high quality response to meeting their needs.
  • Ensuring that you are: involved in supporting your child’s learning, kept informed about the support your child is getting and involved in reviewing how they are doing.
  • Liaising with all the other people who may be coming into the college to help support your child’s learning e.g. Speech and Language Therapy, Educational Psychology, Occupational Therapy etc.
  • Updating the college’s SEND register (a system for ensuring all the SEND needs of students in this school are known) and making sure that there are excellent records of your child’s progress and needs.
  • Providing specialist support for teachers and support staff in the college so they can help children with SEND achieve the best progress possible.
  • Providing alternative provision to students coming into the college working significantly below their peers.
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    Mrs Rachael Gray

    Assistant SENDCo/Additionally Resourced Provision Coordinator

Mrs Rachael Gray – rgray@hightunstall.hartlepool.sch.uk
Assistant SENDCo/Additionally Resourced Provision Coordinator

Responsible for:

  • Liaising with the Senior Teacher for Inclusion to coordinate support for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) that are based in the ARP. Adhering to the college’s SEND Policy to make sure all children based in the ARP get a consistent, high quality response to meeting their needs.
  • For ARP based children, liaising with other people who may be coming into college to help support your child’s learning e.g. Speech and Language Therapy, Educational Psychology, Occupational Therapy etc
  • For ARP based children, updating the college’s SEND register (a system for ensuring all the SEND needs of students in this school are known) and making sure that there are excellent records of your child’s progress and needs.
  • Providing specialist support for teachers and support staff in the college so they can help children with SEND achieve the best progress possible.
  • Coordinate the work of the Additionally Resourced Provision.
  • Liaising with the Senior Teacher for Inclusion to coordinate the support for ARP based children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and adhering to the college’s SEND Policy to make sure all ARP based children get a consistent, high quality response to meeting their needs.
  • Providing alternative provision and teaching to ARP based students with Special Educational Needs

The Senior Teacher for Inclusion works to ensure all students with SEND are fully supported to overcome their difficulties to learning and the Additionally Resourced Provision Coordinator has a focus specifically on those children who have Additionally Resourced Provision places.