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12/11/19

We are celebrating our differences and individuality today at Southgate- Odd Socks Day 2019! https://t.co/Mn11CQ1nNI

25/10/19

Well done to all the children and staff for a brilliant start to the school year! We hope you all enjoy a well deserved rest, and look forward to seeing you for the second half of the Autumn Term on 4th November! https://t.co/V7qUDBYvJ3

21/10/19

Retweeted From Barking Dog Media

Booking is a must for tours - plenty of dates from today to January so come and see how to join the family https://t.co/qMfZgVPT4A https://t.co/B2ZHYJ44ZA

18/10/19

We learn in all different ways at Southgate! https://t.co/3NbaNweUTR

18/10/19

Looking after our staff, so they can look after the children! Thank you Mrs Homer! https://t.co/lfTuVfnbOa

18/10/19

If you are considering Southgate Primary School for your child next September, why not join us on a school tour, and learn more about what we can offer! Tours running throughout the Autumn term, please call 01293 525 966 for more information!

14/10/19

We will be holding school tours across the Autumn Term, and we would be delighted to show you around our wonderful school. Please note that these tours are by appointment only, so it is important to pre-book your space. Please contact the School Office on 01293 525 966 to book.

14/10/19

Was your child born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016? If so, you must apply for their reception school place by 15th January 2020. Why not consider Southgate Primary School?

08/10/19

Lovely to see our Parents and Carers at the Talk for Writing Curriculum morning today - we hope you found it useful!

03/10/19

SPOTTED! Our very talented Taya, from Year 5, has won a Debut child Performer of the Year Award for her performance in The Hunt at the Almeida Theatre, London. We are so incredibly proud of her, what an achievement! https://t.co/9ZLlYSqnF1

03/10/19

REMINDER - School is closed tomorrow, Friday 4th October, for Staff Training.

30/09/19

What a fantastic time our Year 6 children had at the annual Junior Citizen event on Friday - they thoroughly enjoyed the workshops provided. Very proud of how they represented Southgate Primary, with inquisitive questions and great behaviour https://t.co/PK2idpd3j8

27/09/19

Wonderful to see our parents and carers supporting our MacMillan coffee morning today - the cake looks delicious, and we are making money for a fantastic cause! https://t.co/CqDA8DjpgO

24/09/19

Don't forget to join us for our MacMillan coffee morning on Friday 27th September at 9am!

20/09/19

....Mrs Homer is thrilled that she has England but is concerned they'll be trounced by New Zealand (Cowell) or South Africa (Walliams)!

20/09/19

At Southgate we are all rooting for our allocated team in the Rugby World Cup. Teams were chosen at random by Mr Stewart, our P.E Leader, and we look forward to watching the rugby to see how they perform..... https://t.co/uxbYiXw5jJ

16/09/19

Retweeted From Crawley News 24

New primary school for up to 420 pupils opens in Faygate. https://t.co/SnFjOECFUF

16/09/19

We are looking forward to welcoming Parents & Carers to our Meet the Teacher event from 3.30-4.30pm on Wednesday! A chance to visit your child's classroom, meet the teacher, and find out more about the year ahead. This is an informal meeting, no need to pre-book!

09/09/19

Dates for this academic year can now be found on the website, under News and Events - please make note of important upcoming events in your diary!

Inclusion & SEND

S.E.N.D (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) Support

We are a mainstream, inclusive school that fully complies with the requirements outlined in the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice (2014). The Code of Practice provides statutory guidance on duties, policies and procedures relating to Part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014 and associated regulations. It relates to children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabled children and young people.

What are special educational needs?

A child has special educational needs (SEN) if they require provision to be made which is ‘additional to or different from’ that provided for the majority.

At Southgate Primary, we recognise our duties, as stated in the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice.

Aims:

  • We will ensure that all pupils with special educational needs have full and equal access to the curriculum and all aspects of school life

  • The school will endeavour, through appropriate use of funding, staffing and professional expertise, to meet the needs of all our children

  • The school will provide a curriculum which is appropriate and matched to individual needs and learning styles

Our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co- ordinator (SENDCO) is Mrs Gemma Barton. As of October 2019, Mrs Barton is on maternity leave- this role is being covered by Mrs Emma Richards, Assistant Headteacher. If you wish to speak to Mrs Richards, please contact her via the school office on 01293 525 966, or make an appointment by email at office@southgateprimary.co.uk

At Southgate 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. Interventions run for 10 weeks and are reviewed as part of the school’s Pupil Progress structure.

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 SENCO and is reviewed termly. It may also include provision/ advice from an external agency or professional, such as a Speech and Language therapist.

Wave 2

Please read our SEN Information report to find out more about our special educational needs provision here at Southgate Primary.

If you would like more information, please contact contact the SENDCO for additional support. or visit our inclusion page for more information.

As part of the National Special Educational Needs Reform, local authorities are required to publish a ‘local offer’ which is intended to provide information about provision available to children with special educational needs in the local area.  At Southgate Primary School we are proud of our inclusive practice and what we can offer to all children, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

For information on the West Sussex SEND local offer please visit the West Sussex website: https://westsussex.local-offer.org/

Interventions Support

Southgate Primary School supports each child to thrive personally, socially and academically. We give our children opportunities to develop enquiring minds, a lifelong love of learning and to become well rounded member of the community. At Southgate Primary we strongly believe in celebrating every success and preparing our children for the future. Where children need some additional support to help them fully access school life we have a range of programmes to meet their needs. Please see our full programme below:

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If you would like any information about any of our programmes send an email via the office: office@southgateprimary.co.uk.

Documents

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A Parent and Carers Guide to SEN Support... 15th Oct 2019 Download
SEN Information Report Oct 2019 15th Oct 2019 Download