At Copeland Road Primary School we consult with a wide range of agencies and partnerships to ensure the pastoral, medical and social needs of SEND children are met. We are an inclusive school; we welcome and celebrate diversity.
All staff believe that children having high self-esteem is crucial to a child’s well-being. We have a caring, understanding team looking after our children. The class teacher has overall responsibility for the pastoral, medical and social care of every child in their class, therefore this would be the parents’ first point of contact. If further support is required the class teacher liaises with the SENCO for further advice and support. This may involve working alongside outside agencies such as Health and Social Services, and/or the Behaviour Support Team.
The school has a policy regarding the administration and managing of medicines on the school site. (This can also be found on the website). Parents need to contact the school office if medication is recommended by Health Professionals to be taken during the school day. Parents will be required to complete a form regarding the administration of the medicine and consenting to it.
As a staff we have regular training and updates of conditions and medication affecting individual children so that all staff are able to manage medical situations.
Should your child have a particular condition which requires regular and constant medication then if necessary a member of staff will receive specific training.
As a school we have a very positive approach to all types of behaviour with a clear reward system that is followed by all staff and pupils. (Good To Be Green)
- If a child has behavioural difficulties an Individual Behaviour Management Plan (IBMP) is written alongside the child and Parents to identify the specific issues, put relevant support in place and set targets.
- After any behaviour incident we expect the child to reflect on their behaviour with an adult, often completing a reflection form. This helps to identify why the incident happened and what the child needs to do differently next time to change and improve their behaviour.
- Attendance of every child is monitored on a daily basis by the Office Staff. Lateness and absence are recorded and reported upon to the Head teacher. Support is given through an incentive scheme where good attendance is actively encouraged throughout the school. We award children termly on their attendance rate. Where attendance becomes an issue we seek support from the Education Welfare service.
If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail please contact the school to arrange an appointment.