Lakeview Primary School

Mission Statement

‘To develop a learning environment that will maximise the progress of all, including vulnerable children and the most able.’


How we support your child's learning

• IEP reviews
• Annual Pupil Reports
• Termly parent consultations


Accessibility of our service

• Majority of school is single storey. Lift available to reach 1st floor.
• Disabled toilet/changing facilities in each year-group and main building.
• Adjustable hinges to allow for doors to be held open.
• Access between teaching areas have covered walk-ways.


How we identify SEN

• Teacher referrals are made to the SENDCO
• Data analysis (Pupil Progress Meetings)
• Observations to assess need
• External agencies contacted for further advice, as required


How we support your child/young person

• Quality First Teaching
• IEP (set by class teacher)
• Support provided by SENDCO
• Interventions agreed, targeting the need
• Progress monitored
• Advice sought from external specialists


How we match the curriculum to your child's needs

• Quality First Teaching
• Targeted interventions
• Differentiated activities
• Thematic approach to planning
• Consideration given to opportunities for ‘outside learning’


The support we give to your child's well being

• Golden Time/Golden Rules used effectively
• PSHE – JIGSAW programme taught
• Class council, feeding into School Council
• Managing Medicines policy
• Pupil Interviews/Questionnaires
• Behaviour and Attendance awards


The expertise we have access to

• Behaviour Management trained staff
• All staff receive regular Safeguarding training
• Safer recruitment training undertaken by SLT
• Qualified First Aid trained staff


How we include your child in extra curricular activities

• All trips/visits are ‘Access for All’
• Educational visits are approved through Evolve (Bedford Borough system)
• Staffing matched to need
• Subsidies are available for visits and clubs
• Access available to pre/after school provision
• After school clubs are designed to be engaging for all pupils


How we prepare your child to join us or transfer to another setting

• Transition meetings for in-school movement
• Transition programme established with receiving school
• Additional sessions arranged as required, for more vulnerable pupils
• Pupil Data shared
• Relevant Personal Information shared, in confidence


How we match our resources to your child

• Provision is based on need
• Guidance is sought from external agencies, as required


How we involve parents

• IEPs are produced in conjunction with parents
• Parents kept informed about interventions, challenges and progress
• Parent Forum meet half-termly to contribute to ‘direction’ of the school
• Information evening held to share and gather ideas


How we include your child in the planning of their support

• Class/school council
• Pupil interviews/questionnaires
• Involvement in IEP target setting, where appropriate


General Contact Information

The school office can arrange meetings with any of the people listed.
• Class teacher
• SENDCO
• Team Leader
• Assistant Headteacher
• Headteacher


Contact for more information

Name:
Tristan Thorp
Role:
SENCO
Address:
School Lane, Wixams, Bedfordshire, MK42 6BH
Telephone:
01234 741653
Fax:
01234 741483
Email:
school.office@lakeviewschool.co.uk
Website:
http://www.lakeview.beds.sch.uk

Record Last Reviewed On: 03/01/2017