Inclusion and Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

  • SEND at St Anne's
  • School Nurse
  • Early Help
  • Young Carers
  • Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)
  • Autism
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Worcestershire Parenting Service

SEND at St Anne's

At St Anne's C of E Primary school staff work closely with children, parents and other professionals to develop opportunities for all learners.

Mrs Polly Montague is the Inclusion Leader/SENDCo and is in school on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  You will also find that Mrs Montague is available to contact via Class Dojo.  However, please do not hesistate to contact the school office or send her an email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mrs Montague is also usually available to speak to at the school gate on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Mr David Stevens is the SEND Governor and he can be contacted via the school office:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

During the autumn term we hope to set up a SEND Parent Forum where parents will have the opportunity to contribute to updates to School Information Report/SEND Policy.

Watch this space!

Some useful links:

http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/sendlocaloffer

http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/info/20417/special_educational_needs_and_disabilities_information_advice_and_support_service

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School Nurse

Our school nurse Michelle Caladine can help with a variety of concerns you may have about your child.  For example: Sleep issues, Allergies, Bet-wetting, Behaviour Difficulties, Health Assessments, Healthy Eating, Immunisation and Infection Control.  Michelle can also complete referrals for Occupational Therapy (OT)  for conditions such as Dyspraxia and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Michelle can be contacted by calling 01562 514555/514637 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Early Help

The Wyre Forest and Hagley Project (WFHP) family-link workers are able to provide support to children and families in the home and in school.  They can help with various concerns including; avoiding exclusion, improving attendance, emotional troubles, family difficulties, debt and money worries, bereavement and much more!

https://continu.org.uk/whp/

 

 For more information about obtaining support , please contact our Family-link worker Lucy Plowright on 07824 512983  or you can send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Young Carers

Is your child a Young Carer?

Worcestershire Young Carers is a service that supports young people aged between seven and 17 who have a caring role at home. The caring role could be for a parent, a sibling or a grandparent due to illness, disability, physical or mental health difficulties or substance misuse.

https://www.yss.org.uk/refer-to-young-carers

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Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)

Worcestershire Speech and Language Therapy's (SALT) website  is full of advice, information and free resources to help you develop your child's language in the home.

https://www.hacw.nhs.uk/our-services/speech-language-therapy/childrens/resources/

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Autism

The Worcestershire Branch of the National Autistic Society aims to:

• Provide information and support to people who have an interest in autism
• Represent the needs of people and families affected by ASDs
• Raise awareness and to help to influence change in the local area
• Campaign for positive change.

https://nasworcestershirebranch.wordpress.com/

https://www.autism.org.uk/about.aspx

The Autism Education Trust (AET) website also provides some useful information:

https://www.autismeducationtrust.org.uk/shop/parents-guide/

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a lack of impulse controls leading to a low attention-span, and hyperactivity. The disorder mainly affects children, but can also occur in adults.
Karen Hall - Advanced Nurse Practitioner Neurodevelopmental Disorders
01905 681071 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WORCESTERSHIRE ADHD FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP Telephone: 01905 359707
This support group is based in Worcester. Supporting people with: ADHD and co existing Disorders
PO Box 20, Worcester WR5 1YB
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Worcestershire Parenting Service

Behaviour is communication...
Do you want to understand your child's behaviour? What are they trying to tell you? 
Find out more at one of the various parenting classes which take place across the Wyre Forest.

Have a look at the booklet below to see which one meets your needs!

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