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25/03/20

Such a lovely note in school today. We are so happy to be able to help our amazing front line staff https://t.co/A7c6Mbv3V3

20/03/20

To end this term before our school closes Southgate have had a colourful dress up day to brighten everyone's day. They have also donated to our Little Boxes of Kindness which will be delivered to the elderly in the area. https://t.co/W4GvUXeVfU

06/03/20

Receptionist / Office Assistant https://t.co/WA4VQD9GTT

14/02/20

Hot Chocolate Reward with Mrs Homer today ☺️ https://t.co/AtsbftJfdg

14/02/20

Have a great half term everyone! See you back in school at 9am on Monday 24th February 2020 https://t.co/UMIFTdvJNZ

31/01/20

Some children had a lovely hot chocolate treat with Mrs Homer as a reward for their amazing good behaviour, everyone enjoyed it especially Mrs Homer! https://t.co/bX6FQ2kaqi

20/12/19

We made it everyone!!!!!! Have a great Christmas and New Year and we will see you back at school on Tuesday 7th January 2020 at 9am! https://t.co/ZwfkomokG4

19/12/19

One more sleep to go everyone! Don't forget early pick up tomorrow at 1.30pm and that the chidlren will recieve both their AM and PM attendance marks https://t.co/9zLyzcST2T

16/12/19

PrimeVr came into school to deliver a virtual reality day last week. https://t.co/Y7B3yOerD1

12/12/19

Staff took part in a great science training session with Tom Holloway the GLF science cluster Lead, fun was had by all https://t.co/Or17vMQuML

15/11/19

We are READY for Children in Need 2019! As well as a £1 donation for wearing spots and stripes, children have brought in copper coins to fill up this beautiful Pudsey Bear painting - a fantastic way to raise even more money! ! https://t.co/tFNOwySRwD

15/11/19

Retweeted From Sam Stewart

I took eight Year 6s to the district netball festival today and for each of them, it was their first experience of representing our school in an inter-school sporting event. 🏐 Superb teamwork and values shown throughout, what a bunch!

14/11/19

Earlier in the week, Southgate children and staff took to the playground to line up and honour Remembrance Day with a 2 minute silence at 11am. We are very proud of our children who showed understanding and respect. https://t.co/E9LHoDJmH5

14/11/19

REMINDER! We are really looking forward to raising money for Children in Need tomorrow - please come to school wearing spots or stripes in return for a £1 donation!

14/11/19

Retweeted From Sam Stewart

Loving the progress my year 6s are making in dance, particularly the boys who in week 1 we’re very unimpressed with our new PE unit. Today, one particular group performed their ‘dance mashup’ and received a standing ovation from the rest of the class. Brilliant stuff!

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

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

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