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Support for SEND students

What Support Does my Child Receive if they have SEND?

  • If your child is identified as needing SEND Support K/Statement or has an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP,) they will have a range of support both in and out of the lesson time.
  • This may consist of:

Year 7 and Year 8

  • In class LSA support
  • Reading mentors who work one to one on a reading support programme.
  • Additional literacy and numeracy lessons.
  • Small group intervention delivered.
  • Accelerated Reading programme.
  • Access to dyslexic friendly books in the academy library.
  • External agencies support for Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapist.
  • Lunchtime nurture group.
  • Number Shark (numeracy) and Word Shark (literacy).
  • After school support clubs for homework, literacy, numeracy, dyslexia and social skills.
  • LAC mentor for LAC students
  • Nurture group.

Year 9 and Year 10

  • In class LSA support
  • Timetabled to small groups where possible.
  • Take part in Number Shark (numeracy) and Word Shark (literacy).
  • NESSIE intervention.
  • External agencies support for Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapist.
  • Lunchtime nurture group.
  •  After school support clubs for homework, literacy, numeracy, dyslexia and social skills.
  • Accelerated Reading Programme (Year 9).

Year 11 students

  • In class LSA support
  • Intervention programme for literacy and numeracy.
  • Dedicated tutor groups for core subject support.
  • Residential study trips.
  • Aspirations Advisor for careers advice.
  • External agencies support for Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapist.
  • After school support clubs for homework, literacy, numeracy, dyslexia and social skills.
  • Lunchtime nurture group.
  • SLT mentor

Walsall Council provides a Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Local Offer that offers information to children and young people, and their families, about issues that may affect them and services that they may find useful. To find out more please visit the SEND Local Offer site by click the logo below.