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Special Needs Offer (SEN Report)

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Welcome to our Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) information pages.

 

Pentland is an Inclusive School with a strong belief that all children’s needs should be met as fully as possible irrespective of gender, race or disability. We ensure that there is equality of opportunity for all our school community and work hard to fully involve those children with special educational needs or disabilities in all aspects of school life alongside their peers.

 

We believe that by working in partnership with parents and carers, our children will have the best opportunity to achieve their potential and beyond.

 

DEFINITION

 

The term Special Educational Needs (SEN) has a legal definition which is set out in the Education Act 1996 and the Children and families Act 2014. It applies to children who have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it significantly harder for them to learn or access education than most other children of their age.

 

Please click on the links below to find out more information about our school offer.  Much of the information contained within these sections has been guided by questions that parents have suggested that they would want answering.

 

 

 

The link below relates to the Kirklees Local Offer which gives children and young people aged 0 – 25 years with special educational needs or disabilities, and their families, information about what is available in Kirklees across education, health and social care.

 

It covers:

· SEN support in nurseries and schools

· Health and Social Care

· Choices for school leavers

· Support for parents and carers

· Income and benefits

· Things to do where you live


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