At St Matthew’s Bloxam we are an inclusive school, in which we want all children to reach their full potential regardless of any barriers to learning.
We strive to provide an education to all our children in line with Warwickshire’s Local offer. Find out more about Warwickshire's local offer here: https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/send
What is SEND?
A child may have Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) for any number of reasons. These needs can fall into one or more of these four broad categories:
We view SEND as when a child’s …
learning difficulty or disability calls for special educational provision, namely provision different from or additional to that normally available to pupils of the same age
SEN Code of Practice 2015
See our SEND Information Report below for full details of how we cater for a broad range of SEND. This sits alongside our SEND Policy.
Inclusion during Covid-19
Some children may be especially vulnerable at this time of uncertainty. This may include (but is not limited to) children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), children who are ‘Looked After’ and children who are deemed to be Children in Need. These children may need extra support to ensure that they maintain good levels of well-being.Click on the link below for more information, support and further links
This site was created for young people, carers and professionals to pool together lots of helpful resources from across the internet that are available to help support your mental health and well-being. I hope that you find it helpful
Please see below link to therapeutic creative activities for emotional well being. This website is focused on activities that parents/carers can easily do at home to support children to explore psycho-social-emotional subjects through creative activities.
www.senresourcesblog.com are doing free daily home learning activities.
List of free online boredom busters! https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home
Home learning resources https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/resources-list-for-home-learning
Description: a visual instruction app, including flash cards and picture-choosing games, for children with autism and special needs.
Description: a collection of games and resources designed for a range of educational needs and stages. It includes provision for school closure.
Description: a range of apps are available for pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). All are interactive and many do not require significant coordination abilities.
Description: an all-in-one app created to support people with communication and learning difficulties. For verbal and non-verbal learners.
The resources are loosely grouped into those aimed at people with additional educational needs, those specific to learning about COVID 19 and the changes it is implementing in our lives and those aimed at students who attend mainstream schools. http://www.thesensoryprojects.co.uk/covid19-resources