Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
As a school, we work hard to successfully support every child, including those with a range of Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND).
You can read our SEND Information Report and our School SEND Policy by clicking on the links below:
Our Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENDCO) is Mrs H. Horsfall. You can contact her via the school telephone number; send a message on our school contact page; or send an e-mail “FAO: Mrs H Horsfall” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bradford’s Local Offer : SEND Provision in Bradford
For Bradford Metropolitan District Council Children’s Services local offer, parents/carers/pupils can visit their website at localoffer.bradford.gov.uk.
The Local Offer provides a list of support services available to parents and the support available to pupils for the various SEND needs. At Lower Fields Primary Academy, we have excellent relationships with staff at with Bradford Metropolitan District Council Children’s Services. The SENDCo regularly attends meetings and gives suggestions and feedback to any of the agencies who work with the school regarding improvements or issues which have arisen. At Lower Fields Primary Academy, we feel this is very important and is a significant way in which we can all work together to help improve the LA Offer provided to support the children of Bradford.
The Parent’s Forum for Bradford & Airedale
For parents & Carers of children & young people with additional needs.
The aim of the parents’ forum is to
- Enable parents/carers to have a voice
- Influence decision- making about services
- improve communication between families and services
- Create better access to information
- Hold regular open meetings for discussions.
- Represent the views and issues of families
- Reduce social exclusion among families who have children with additional needs or disabilities