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St Francis Church of England Aided Junior School

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Click on NEWS above (NEWSLETTERS below on phones) for the latest updates from school including what we have been learning, achievements, routines and dates for your diary. Thank you for your continued support, Mrs. Lakey and your St Francis' family.

Contact Details

Mrs. Lakey, Headteacher, is our SENCo and Mrs. McCormick 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 CE (Aided) Junior School:

  • Mrs. Lisa Lakey - Headteacher, Designated Teacher for Looked After Children 
  • Mrs. Brooke Pickett - Deputy Headteacher, Teaching and Learning Leader
  • Miss Sophie Mason - Positive Futures Worker, Lead First Aider responsible for Medical Care Pans and medicines in school
  • Ms. Fahey - Lead First Aider responsible for Medical Care Pans and medicines in school
  • Mrs McCormick - Special Educational Needs (SEN) Governor
  • David Bowes  - Designated Looked After Children 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:
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