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St Francis Church of England Aided Junior School

"To be the best we can be"

IMPORTANT: ONLY critical worker and vulnerable children will be in school following the National Lockdown guidance. The rest of the pupils will receive remote learning on SeeSaw. Our Out of Hours Covid-19 reporting line is 07768 688785. Please check the Key Information tab on a regular basis for updated risk assessments. Thank you for your continued support, Mrs. Lakey.

Contact Details

Mrs. Lakey, Acting Headteacher, is our SENDCo and Mrs. Langhorn 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 - Acting Headteacher, Designated Teacher for Looked After Children and our Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENDCo)
  • Mrs. Brooke Pickett - Assistant Headteacher, Teaching and Learning Leader
  • Miss Sophie Mason - Positive Futures Worker
  • Ms. Fahey - Lead First Aider responsible for Medical Care Pans and medicines in school
  • Mrs. Joanne Langhorn - 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: stfrancis@durhamlearning.net
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