Supporting children with Special Educational Needs
Thornton provides an environment in which all children, including those with special educational needs, are supported to reach their full potential.
The nominated person for inclusion is Josh Simpson. This provision fully supports the SEN policy used within school.
The school’s Special Educational Needs Coordinator is Mrs Hannah Hall.
If you wish to contact Mrs Hall please call the school office at 01530 230250 or email her directly firstname.lastname@example.org
The acting SENCO for the academic year 2019-20 is Miss Rebecca Squires.
A copy of the school’s SEND Policy, SEN Report and the Local Offer can be found below.
Definition of Special Educational Needs
Taken from Section 20 of The Children and Families Act 2014.
A child or young person has SEN if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for them. A child of compulsory school age or a young person has a learning difficulty or disability if they:
Parents can feel assure that if their child requires additional support but does not fall into the category of Special Educational Needs, the school will provide all possible help to enable the child to progress. In such circumstances, the school is constrained by the funding provided by the Education Funding Agency (and this is never enough L)
Parent Carer Forums
There are PCF hub groups for all areas of the county meeting in Melton, Market Harborough and Oadby & Wigston and new venues in Blaby and Hinckley & Bosworth. Hubs continue in North West Leics, Charnwood and 360 play hubs.
www.leicestershirepcf.org.uk for confirmed dates and venues.