Please find below the documents for Burscough Priory Academy Local Offer, detailing support the school can provide for students who have Special Educational Needs & Disabilities.

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

Our SENDCO (Special Educational Needs & Disability Co-ordinator) is Mrs Oliver. Mrs Oliver can be contacted via our online contact form, accessible under the “Contact” menu and “Contact the school”.

The SENDCO undertakes a crucial role in ensuring that children with special educational needs and disabilities within a school receive the support they need. The SENDCO has an important role to play with the headteacher and governing body in determining the strategic development of SEN policy and provision.

What should I expect from my SENDCO?

You should expect honesty and a commitment to working in partnership with you to provide the best service possible for your child. You should expect the SENDCO to ensure that any plans or provision agreed for your child are carried out by the school.

How will the SENCO support my child and me?

They should ensure that you are well-informed about the provision for your child and that you are invited to regular review meetings where you can discuss how things are going. In school they should advocate for your child by understanding his or her needs and ensuring that everyone who regularly works with your child knows how best to support them.