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St Francis Church of England Aided Junior School

"To be the best we can be"

Please make sure your child(ren) is(are) ready and prepared for school with their water bottle. Y3/4 need PE kit on a Tuesday, Y5/6 a Wednesday and Y5 swim on a Thursday.

Contact Details

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Mrs Lakey is our SENDCo and Mr Egan is the SEND Governor. Both can be contacted through the school office. Telephone 01325 300236.

The following are the main contacts for Special Educational Needs and Disability at St Francis CofE (Aided) Junior School:


  • Mrs Jane Wilkinson-Head Teacher
  • Mrs Lisa Lakey-Designated Teacher for Looked After Children and our Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENDCo)
  • Mrs Emma Pennington- Social Learning Mentor and Designated for Looked After Children
  • Miss Fahey - Lead First Aider responsible for Medical Care Pans and medicines in school
  • Mr Andrew Egan - Designated Special Educational Needs (SEN) Governor
  • Mr David Bowes - Designated LAC (Looked After Child) Governor


It is the SENDCo’s job to:

  1. Oversee the day-to-day operation of the school’s SEND policy
  2. Co-ordinate provision for a Looked After Child who has special educational needs
  3. Advise teachers on using a graduated approach to providing SEN support
  4. Advise on the deployment of the school’s delegated budget and other resources to meet the pupil’s needs effectively
  5. Liaise with parents/carers of pupils with SEN
  6. Liaise with and be a key point of contact for external agencies
  7. Ensure that the school keeps the records of all SEN pupils up to date
  8. Work with the head teacher and school governors to ensure that the school meets its responsibilities with regard to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements by phoning the school on 01325 300236 or sending an email to: