At Woodfield Primary School, we are committed to giving all our children every opportunity to achieve their best. The achievement, attitude and well-being of every child matters and inclusion is the responsibility of everyone within our school. Every teacher is a teacher of every child, including those with special educational needs and disabilities. We respect the unique contribution which every individual can make to our school community.
The SENDCO, Mr S Isherwood, has day-to-day responsibility for the operation of the SEND Policy and co-ordination of specific provision made to support individual children with SEND, including those who have Educational Health and Care (EHC) plans. The SENDCO has specific responsibility for safeguarding and is also the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL).
Mr S Isherwood is available to contact either by telephone (01942 243675) or email at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
SEND Governor – the SEND Governor is Mr I Kendrick, who is our Local Authority Governor. Mr Kendrick has responsibility for monitoring policy implementation and liaising between the SENDCO and the Governing Body.
Wigan Local Offer provides information of services which could support children and young people with SEND:
The Autism Pathway and Service work with schools, teachers and parents to help support children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), you will find further information at the link below:
Or if you prefer to speak to someone please call Wigan SENDS team on 01942 486136
Useful websites for parents:
Support for children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition.
Providing support where learning progress, social, emotional or mental health are causing concern.
Providing psychological advice, assessment and training to support children and young people.
Support for children with hearing loss and/or visual impairment.
Supporting children, families and the professionals who work with those families.
Support for Early Years children with special educational needs.