Checkendon Primary School Arrangements for Pupils with Special Educational Needs


High quality teaching that is differentiated and personalised will meet the individual needs of the majority of children. Some children need educational provision that is additional and different to this. This is special educational provision under Section 21 of the Children and Families Act 2014.

A child has special educational needs if he or she has a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her.


A child of compulsory school age has a learning difficulty or disability if she or he:

*   has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of others of the same age, or

*   has a disability which prevents or hinders him or her from making use of educational facilities of a kind

     generally provided for others of the same age in mainstream schools


Aims and objectives:

The Governors and staff of this school recognise that all children have a right to a broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum. We aim to create a happy, educationally exciting and positive environment in which all pupils can develop to their full potential and become confident, independent individuals.

We aim to:


*   ensure that our curriculum is responsive to all children whatever their individual need.

*   promote positive attitudes and individual confidence, ensuring all children experience success.

*   identify, assess, record and regularly review pupils’ special educational needs.

*   encourage parents or carers to be involved in planning and supporting at all stages of their child’s


*   make effective use of support services.


The latest SEN reports and policy documents for can be found in the policies section of the website.

  • Checkendon Church of England (A) Primary School
  • Checkendon
  • Reading
  • Oxfordshire
  • RG8 0SR
  • United Kingdom
  • Tel: 01491 680693
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