We recognize that transitions can be difficult for a child with SEND and take steps to ensure that any transition is as smooth as possible.
How we will support children with SEND when they are moving on to another class or leaving this school:
We have effective Transition arrangements in place for children at all stages of their time with us.
Transition from our Nursery feeder schools/ providers, begins with a meeting for parents/ carers to set out the procedures and expectations for their child’s time in our school. Parents/ carers are also informed of all of the ways their child can be supported during their time with us. Staff visit children in their nurseries to see them in a familiar environment. Children then visit school to get to know their new school.
Transition sessions, for all year groups, towards the end of the summer term prove successful every year across the school.
We have strong and successful links with the local secondary schools in our area. The staff from these schools work in our school at different times of the year.
Our school has a member of staff with responsibility for organising and planning transition and induction with schools. Towards the end of Year 6 the class teacher works with the receiving schools to ensure all necessary information regarding achievement and needs are shared.
Where children with SEND are moving to new provision we will work closely with the receiving school to ensure their needs continue to be met both during induction and into the future.
Where there are more vulnerable children moving to different schools, meetings are held between their class teacher/SENCO and the academic and pastoral team of the receiving school to ensure provision for their needs is known and continues
If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail please contact the school to arrange an appointment.