Who are the people and what services are provided to children with SEND at Whitcliffe Mount?
Directly funded by school
- Educational Teaching Assistants (ETAs);
- Senior Educational Teaching Assistants in each faculty;
- Higher Level Teaching Assistants in Maths and English;
- Student Key Workers;
- SULP (Social Use of Language Programme);
- Pathways (social and emotional nurture group);
- Learning Support;
- Key Stage 4 Pupil Referral Service for students with behaviour difficulties;
- Additional Skills lessons;
- SEND homework club;
- Touch-typing programme;
- Specialist learning programmes such as Accelerated Reader, Lexia and Numeracy Workout to help improve basic literacy and numeracy skills;
- Additional commissioned services are available to support emotional health and wellbeing including school nurses and counselor.
Paid for centrally by the Local Authority but delivered in school
- Educational Psychology Service (core);
- Specialist Autism Outreach;
- Sensory Service for students with visual or hearing needs;
- Key Stage 3 Pupil Referral Service for students with behaviour difficulties.
Provided and paid for by the Health Service, but delivered in school
- Speech and Language Therapy;
- Occupational Therapy;
- Specialist Nurses;
- School Nurses.