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26/07/21

We loved our cake from Dorian's Mum. A big thank you to Southgate Staff https://t.co/H0UP2PFH0C

23/07/21

Year 6 had a 'Posh Do' to celebrate their time at Southgate. Cocktails, pizza, icecream and fun times with friends. The perfect end for a superb year group! 'You're off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So...get on your way!' Dr Seuss https://t.co/J4zl8VtgnR

22/07/21

The farm visited today with some very unusual animals. We met a bearded dragon from Australia, an armadillo from Africa with his friend the tortoise. We also said hello to some hens, some guinea pigs and Joey the kitten. It was fantastic! https://t.co/18XxZQj0YX

11/07/21

We have had the most amazing two days at school with a Samba workshop and a calypso day. The children were beaming when they learned how to play the samba beat or the steel pans. Max said 'It was the best day ever!' https://t.co/Niggb7dj4w

10/07/21

We have had the most amazing two days at school with a Samba workshop and a calypso day. The children were beaming when they learned how to play the samba beat or the steel pans. Max said 'It was the best day ever!' https://t.co/q5hSplt6um

09/07/21

Southgate School are cheering on Gareth Southgate and the England Team with our red and white day and our 3 minutes of fame on Heart FM. Good luck on Sunday...bring it home! https://t.co/aGvkBhi0La

23/06/21

Thank you to all our amazing staff at Southgate. (but we couldn't do what we do without our brilliant children and supportive Parents) Well Done to the Southgate Team! https://t.co/LR4pulKvl6

14/06/21

We're all going on a summer holiday (or staycation) Year 1 are learning all about holidays in this term's topic. They have paddling pools, ice cream kiosks and sand to learn about the seaside. https://t.co/L0m330kThh

11/06/21

At the end of last half term we celebrated Good News at Southgate Here are our Year 6 Superstars. lead learners and respectful. We also had Spelling Shed and tT Rockstar winners https://t.co/YedBGarqFE

10/06/21

We celebrated Good News before half term. Teachers chose super learners and children that were respectful. Here are our youngest Good News Super Stars https://t.co/lagFXf5Pos

28/05/21

Our 4 and 5 year olds went on a bug hunt. They found woodlice, snails, slugs, worms, beetles and even a millipede. The children wrote down some words to describe the bugs they found. They said the woodlouse ‘is bumpy’ and 'tickly' https://t.co/c8h76MvEmj

27/05/21

Year 6, Horowitz Class made trancadis-effect vases in Art, inspired by the architect, Antoni Gaudi, who used broken bits of pottery to create this effect on the facades of his building designs. As you can see, they used paper mache and tissue paper to create the effect. https://t.co/khteR2Mu2i

22/05/21

We love art at Southgate. Year 4 have been printing, it takes great concentration. They are sampling their prints in their art book. https://t.co/mdttOseG5C

20/05/21

In Year 6, we have been designing houses using Tinkercad, a fantastic piece of 3D design software. We have learned to manipulate objects and have created some pretty wacky designs that we are adding to each week. https://t.co/7awCULjRE6

14/05/21

Year 1 have been learning about the tradition of Shabbat. This happens each week in Jewish households, it is Friday night dinner, when all the family come together. https://t.co/EKaO6fbJlD

13/05/21

Year 2 have been learning about Eid Happy Eid everyone from all of us at Southgate Primary https://t.co/AVWXlz0euF

07/05/21

When you are in Reception Class at Southgate Primary you learn maths in so many different ways - number, pattern, quantity and money. We love maths at Southgate https://t.co/rOJOvYZtZ5

03/05/21

London's Burning, London's Burning - Year 2 are excited to learn about the Great Fire of London as part of their history topic this half term. Just look at this display - all created by the year 2 team - children and staff. https://t.co/RaBnRxoyWc

30/04/21

We launched Spelling Shed in Years 1 to 6 at Southgate. This is a program designed to support spelling skills through games and competitions. Our teachers were busy bees helping us with our spellings. https://t.co/kfsWkz50zt

26/04/21

New learning about new life. Year 2 have been exploring seeds in science. https://t.co/hHOfabY8yw

Inclusion & SEND

Southgate Primary School SEND Provision

 

We are a mainstream, inclusive school that fully complies with the requirements outlined in the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice (2014). At Southgate Primary School we recognise that the quality of teaching within the classroom has the greatest influence over children’s progress. We therefore invest in training, resources and monitoring to ensure our classrooms are an inclusive place for all children. This is known as the ‘Wave 1’ or ‘Quality First Teaching’ level.

Additional interventions at ‘Wave 2’ are planned to enable children to accelerate their progress and work at, or above the expectations for their age. These are generally taught in a small group and sometimes a 1:1 situation. They can also be strategies used with the children to help them be successful in the classroom.

A child identified as having SEND also receives ‘Wave 3’ interventions. These may be provided individually or in a small group, and the support provided is personalised to enable the child to achieve his/her potential. This support is additional to or different from the everyday curriculum for that class and is detailed in an Individual Support Plan (ISP). This plan is prepared by the class teacher, overseen by the SENDCO and is reviewed regularly. It may also include provision/ advice from an external agency or professional, such as a Speech and Language therapist.

 

 

Examples of our Wave 1, 2 and 3 support can be found below. Your child's teacher will carefully select the provision that is best suited to support your child's learning

Wave 1 - Inclusive Quality First Teaching

Cognition and Learning

Communication and Interaction

Social, Emotional and Mental Health

Sensory and Physical

  • Using a mixture of visual, auditory and kinaesthetic activities in lessons
  • Differentiation curriculum planning and of tasks set in class
  • Differentiated delivery
  • Differentiated outcome
  • Teachers differentiated questioning in class
  • LA Support group
  • Teacher Support group
  • Practical resources
  • Increased visual aids, keywords, diagrammatic representations
  • Use of writing frames
  • Pupils are set targets for their learning
  • Use of ICT
  • Homework club 
  • Whole class visual timetable
  • The classroom environment supports learning through models, images and a range of visuals and key vocabulary.
  • Pupils are given extra take-up time for responses to questions or contributions to group discussions
  • Talk partners
  • Vocabulary rich classroom
  • Word of the day
  • Positive praise
  • Whole school reward systems promoting learning behaviour
  • Marvelous Me
  • Annual Prize giving/good news assembly
  • Buddy system
  • Class behaviour chart
  • Seating plans in all classes- taking into account physical and sensory needs and SEN information.
  • Concrete and visual materials and objects of reference to establish concepts and skills
  • Clear classroom and school routines are supported by visual clues

 

WAVE 2 - Targeted Support

Cognition and Learning

Communication and Interaction

Social, Emotional and Mental Health

Sensory and Physical

  • Focus teacher groups/teaching 
  • Extra phonics teaching 
  • Focussed LA support in small groups 
  • Class Teacher support in class
  • Lunchtime booster club 
  • Appropriate practical resources available 
  • Daily 1:1 reading 
  • Pixl intervention 
  • Personal visual Timetable 
  • Now/Next/Then boards
  • Own working space 
  • Position in classroom 
  • Helicopter teaching 
  • How accessing the lesson (using the backwards approach) 
  • Personalised reward systems
  • Writing cues/ frames
  • Visual prompts 
  • Use of ICT support 
  • Precision monitoring
  • Printed copies of lesson slides
  • HFW Work  
  • Daily Times Table/ counting practice 
  • Pre teaching
  • Spellings group
  • Warm up/ pre teaching
  • Use of a laptop/iPad
  • Adapt ways of recording their work
  • Visual concept map
  • Counters to represent words in sentences 
  • Task Boards
  • Sentence starters
  • Talk tins
  • Recording their ideas and thoughts
  • Rehearsing verbal answers
  • Taking partners/groups
  • Pre teach vocabulary
  • Model good use of language
  • Refer to ‘Word Aware’ strategy book 
  • Communication fix programme
  • Barrier Games
  • Behaviour chart
  • Reward chart
  • Regular contact with parent (contact book, email, phone calls)
  • Personalised visual timetable
  • Behaviour cue cards
  • Calm box
  • Drawing and Talking Therapy
  • Fidget toys
  • Calm space
  • Own working space
  • Keeping them in mind “how was football club last night?”
  • Brain breaks
  • Social skills group
  • 20 20 20 lunchtime provision (to be agreed by SENCO)
  • Special responsibility
  • Daily check ins from Learning Mentor
  • Meet and greet
  • Positive post it book
  • Catch me being good book
  • Extra PHSCE/Circle time related to issue
  • Circle of friends
  • ‘I need time out’ card
  • Extra healthy snack (agreed with and provided by the parent)
  • Fidget toys
  • Sensory breaks
  • Colour of the paper they use
  • Colour of the background of flip chart slides
  • Pencil grip
  • Handwriting group
  • Visual reminders of letter formation
  • Ear defenders
  • Reading tracker
  • Finger space aid
  • Position in the classroom/on the carpet
  • Jump ahead
  • Throwing and catching practice
  • Fizzy hands Programme

Wave 3 - Highly personalised provision for children on SEN register

Cognition and Learning

Communication and Interaction

Social, Emotional and Mental Health

Sensory and Physical

  • ISP’s Individual Support Plans 
  • Individual and personalised interventions
  • Outside agency support from
  • ASCT (Autism and Social Communication Team)
  • LBAT (Learning and Behaviour Team)
  • SALT (Speech and Language Team)
  • EP (Educational Psychologist)
  • School Nurse

 

  • 1:1 Speech and Language support from LSA
  • Communication interventions
  • Outside agency support from
  • SALT (Speech and Language Team)

 

  • Personalised behaviour plans (PSP)
  • Individual support from Thrive Practitioners 
  • Access to GLF behaviour support 
  • Referral to outside agencies
  • ASCT (Autism and Social Communication Team)
  • LBAT (Learning and Behaviour Team)
  • EP (Educational Psychologist)
  • School Nurse
  • Personalised risk assessments 
  • Specific support from a learning Assistant or Learning Mentor
  • Referral to Occupational Therapy, (OT) support
  • Sensory Support Team Support
  • Individual Care Plans
  • Equipment for specific needs purchased when needed 
  • Access to school nurse
  • If applicable, specific support from a Learning Assistant 
  • Individual risk assessments

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Southgate SEN Information Report 2020 21... 30th Sep 2020 Download
Parent leaflet 30th Sep 2020 Download
SEN policy addendum 2020 02nd May 2020 Download
SEND and Inclusion Policy 22nd Jul 2021 Download