Special Educational Needs (SEND)

In September 2014, a new SEND Code of Practice was issued. This details the new national systems in place for children with SEND. Key points are:

A person-centred approach – conversations with children and families are at the centre of decisions made about SEND provision for children

Multi-agency working – professionals from different agencies and parents working together to make the best provision for the child

Changes to categories of SEND – you may have heard the terms ‘School Action’ and ‘School Action Plus’ to describe the level of intervention a child with SEND requires; these are no longer used, there is now only one category: ‘SEND Support’

Changes to areas of SEND – the four areas are:
• Communicating and Interacting
• Cognition and Learning
• Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (formerly Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulties)
• Sensory and/or Physical Needs (formerly Physical, Sensory and/or Medical Needs)

If you would like more information about SEND provision at Hawsker Primary Primary , please get in touch with our SENCo Miss Dykes

Information Report

Please click here to view our SEN Information Report


Please click here to view our SEN Policy

SEND – Local Offer

All North Yorkshire maintained schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND.)   They are supported by the Local Authority to ensure that all pupils, whatever their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school.   The Local Authority publishes its Local Offer which provides information for children and young people with special educational needs (SEND) and their parents or carers in a single place.

Find out more from the North Yorkshire County Council website