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Newburn Manor Primary School

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SEND Policy 2023-2024

Policy updated October 2023

Approved by governors November 2023

To be reviewed October 2024


SEN and Disability Policy


The SEND policy should be read in consultation with the Accessibility Plan, Annual SEN Report and the Parent/Carers SEND Information Report.

Other related policies include:

Admissions Policy, Accessibility Plan, Annual SEN Report, Anti-bullying Policy, Looked after Children, Medicines in School, Safeguarding, Teaching and Learning, Transition Policy.


The Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) is Mrs L Howse.


The SENCO has been in post since 2008 and is part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in school. The SENCo has achieved the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination (NASC).


If you wish to contact the SENCO to discuss any concerns regarding your child please telephone the school office on 0191 267 4533.


The link governor for SEN is Miss Helen Close

The link governor for SEN liaises with the SEN Coordinator on a termly basis. The SEN Coordinator provides the link governor with reports as necessary and an annual report is shared with governors each autumn term.


This policy has been shared with staff and stakeholders.