Special Educational Needs (SEND)
St Luke's Church of England Primary School, is an inclusive one-form entry, voluntary aided Church of England primary school. The school has strong links with St Luke's and our Christian ethos underpins all our policies and practice. Christian values are at the heart of all aspects of our school life providing a safe and happy learning environment where children are encouraged to develop respect, self-esteem and confidence. We aim to find exciting ways to educate, making use of the latest developments in technology.
St Luke's entered a soft federation in 2013, working with Christ Church (Streatham), another one form entry church school in Lambeth. Staff work across both schools, sharing expertise, resources and raising standards. We are committed to providing high quality education and we believe that all children are entitled to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum.
The Federation of Christ Church and St. Luke's is committed to inclusion. We strive to eliminate prejudice and discrimination, and to develop an environment where all children can flourish and feel safe. We aim to engender a sense of community and belonging, and to offer new opportunities to all learners. This does not mean that we will treat all learners in the same way, but that we will respond to learners in ways which take account of their varied life experiences and needs.
All Lambeth maintained schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and are supported by the Local Authority to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school. All schools are supported to be as inclusive as possible, with the needs of pupils with a Special Educational Need/s and or Disabilities being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible, where families want this to happen.
The school will meet the needs of children with the following SEND:
- Communication and interaction
- Cognition and learning
- Social, mental and emotional health
- Sensory /physical
Inclusion Manager: Michelle Baker (contacted on 020 8670 1981)
SEND Governor: Claire McDermott
Please click below to view our SEND policy and SEND Mental Health Policy:-
The SEND Information Report for Children with SEND details the following:
A: People who support Children with Special Educational Needs and /or disabilities at St Luke's and a summary of their responsibilities
B: How could a child get help at St Luke's:
- The different types of support internally and externally,
- Pupils starting St Luke's
- Who to contact the school about your child's progress
- How will the school inform parents if we have concerns about a child's learning
- Training undertaken by staff
- How teaching is adapted for children with SEND
- How does St Luke's incorporate disability issues into the Curriculum
- How does the school measure the progress of children in school
- What support does St Luke's have for parents of a child with Special Needs?
- Accessibility for children with SEN
- Supporting children leaving St Luke's or moving to another class
- Evaluation of the effectiveness of the provision for pupils with SEND?
- Role of the Governing Body relating to SEND
- What should parents do if they are not satisfied with the SEND Provision
The Lambeth Local Offer
The "Local Offer" is the support available for local children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). This information is published on Lambeth's website at www.lambeth.gov.uk/localoffer
Please click on the link below:-