DATE FOR THE DIARY
SEN ASD Coffee Morning - Tuesday 13th February 2018
All Parents are invited to join us on Tuesday 13th February 2018 from 9.15am to 10.15am at our termly SEN Coffee Morning which will focus specifically on ASD.
The session will be hosted by Mrs Watkins (SENCo) and Mrs Laity our ASD Lead Practitioner.
Lisa Walmsley from CATs will be in attendance and will present a short presentation on her role and how she supports the school and children who are identified with ASD.
Information booklets will be available and there will be an opportunity to ask questions and look at the resources and strategies that can be used to help children with ASD.
If you have any concerns relating to ASD or are interested in this area please join us over a cup of coffee and a cake.
If you have any queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Watkins (0121-464-1730)
Speech and Language Support
As a school, we buy in Support from a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist Mrs Abigail Padgett. Mrs Padgett visits the school about twice a term to work with our Lead Speech and Language Practitioners.
Miss Jones, our EYS and KS 1 Practitioner and Mrs Phipson, our KS 2 Practitioner both work together with Mrs Padgett and use the strategies and resources she suggests to support our children.
Tuesday December 5th - SEN Speech and Language Coffee Morning
On Tuesday 5th December we held our termly SEN Coffee Morning which focused specifically on Speech, Language and Communication.
Abigail Padgett, our Speech and Language Therapist was in attendance and gave a short presentation on our Speech and Language provision, strategies used and resources that can be used to support children and then was available to answer any questions or queries parents raised.
The session was well attended by parents and proved to be very successful for both staff and parents.
This is the first of 3 coffee mornings we intend to hold and we look forward to our next one in 2018.
Support for Parents
Information of courses and agencies that offer support for parents with children with Special Needs will be added to the website to help parents who want support or advice.
In School Support
Mrs Laity and Mrs Lowe our ASD and Physical Development Leads are happy to meet with parents to offer advice, ideas and support.
Please contact the office to arrange an appointment or if you require information.