SUPPORT FOR PUPILS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITY

Welcome to the Special Educational Needs section of our website. We hope that you find some of the information on this page useful.

However should you have any other concerns or queries please speak to the your child’s class teacher or the school SENCo Mrs Ludlow, who will be happy to help.

Here is a link to our schools information report, this report outlines the support we provide for children with Special Educational needs at Catshill First School and Nursery.

This page is being developed – keep your eye out out for more useful links

Worcester Children’s First 

Worcester Children’s First have recently developed a document to explain to parents some the support available for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) in Worcestershire. 

SEND Local Offer

Information and advice for children and young adults with disabilities and learning needs. The Local Offer provides information about provision families can expect to be available across education, health and social care for children and young people who have Special Educational Need (SEN) or are disabled, including those who do not have Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans.  You can find out about resources, services, support, activities and events here https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/sendlocaloffer.

Speech and Language

Worcestershire Speech and Language Therapists have a wealth of resources to help at home and school.

https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/childrens-speech-and-language-resources/

The Speech and Language Therapy Service have been very busy making some wonderful resources and these are available below or from their website (above)

Listening and attention games and resources

Social and emotional visuals/resources

Visuals and tasks to support transition:

  • My School Clothes – a task to help children who are new to the school to know what they will be wearing
  • My Lunchbox – an activity that will help your child plan with you what their packed lunch might include
  • My New School Hunt –  for children who are new to our school here is a set of things to look out for in school
  • Transition Questions – These may be some of the questions your children might wonder about prior to their return.
  • Who? Where? When? What? questions to help prepare your child for transition into school in September

Resources for children’s worries about coronavirus.

Learning at home

Help with learning from home.

Occupational Therapy (paediatric)

Here is the link for OT for Worcestershire. There are a number of videos and links on their website to support with a range of needs. Here are a few links that may help.

    There is further advice and more specific information about the service on their website to view click here