My child has difficulties with Communication and Interaction.

This can include:

  • Understanding language.
  • Using language.
  • Understanding how to communicate socially with other people.
  • Conditions include: Specific Language Disorder, ASD/ASC (Autism), Asperger Syndrome.
  • Stammering – advice given to families about how to access support from outside agencies.

All students at St Cecilia’s can access:

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEND practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • Access to homework club at lunch and after school.
  • Access to screening for identification of significant needs.
  • Assessment and identification of language need and feedback to parents and staff.
  • Small group sessions in the Assisted Support for Learning Base with specialist teacher/Teaching Assistant.
  • In-class Teaching Assistant support in some lessons.
  • Year 7 Transition Group.

As for all St Cecilia’s students plus…..

  • 1:1 session with a speech and language therapist.
  • 1:1 sessions with other specialist staff in the school, linked to other needs on ECHP (e.g. Nurture Group).
  • Individual teaching assistant support in some mainstream lessons.
  • On-going monitoring and regular feedback to parents and students (at least termly and including the Annual Review).
  • Exam access arrangements.
  • Post 16 transition support.

Learning And Literacy

Sensory And/Or Physical Needs

Social And Emotional Health

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