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11/10/17

New to Reception 2018 Open Evening on the 12/10at 3:45pm. All welcome - please contact the academy office to book

11/10/17

A huge thank you for all your generous donations for our Harvest collection this year..... a full car boot! https://t.co/d5IurfdbVc

10/10/17

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Our wonderful Harris in Harmony students headlining at our conference https://t.co/0GGh9HyrX3

09/10/17

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Wow, what an event! The finale of students singing was very spectacular. Glad to be part of something special https://t.co/Ch5gmIujB5

29/09/17

Year 5 Works of Art.... https://t.co/UNevMaYzx1

29/09/17

Year 6 Works of Art...... https://t.co/6H4gK3F74U

29/09/17

Year 4 assembly https://t.co/P9Y9ExNALb

29/09/17

Year 4 assembly on Roald Dahl#excellence https://t.co/l1nSdC1Owi

29/09/17

Year 5 really enjoyed their trip to Greenwich Royal Observatory to learn more about Earth and Space. https://t.co/Ch45dtzySV

22/09/17

5MB Class Assembly on the magical world of Narnia https://t.co/TfBJJcxMb3

21/09/17

Reception getting ready for lunch in our Dining Hall https://t.co/NhwsDedH83

18/09/17

Year 6 writing about Kensuke https://t.co/pqpcX6sWA5

18/09/17

Year 5 using range of different materials to recreate Monet https://t.co/wmG69OPiYw

18/09/17

Parent Workshop on Reading with Miss Wright - 9am and again at 2:45pm today. See you there #community https://t.co/v7deSVJqph

15/09/17

Some fantastic Art Work by year 1 https://t.co/GS1DRCLvZS

15/09/17

Outdoor learning in the Early Years on this sunny day https://t.co/Kiy2gpPQbf

15/09/17

Some wonderful Art work by our Reception Class https://t.co/jsyVlSjuNE

14/09/17

Children really enjoyed their Science assembly#madscience https://t.co/jzwpKrRFxI

19/07/17

Well done to the following children for having a 100% attendance for the whole year. They enjoyed their trip to Wagamama#excellence#Wagamama https://t.co/oXnM60LmSG

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

SEN & Disabilities

Information on where the Local Authority’s Local Offer can be found at: http://www.croydon.gov.uk/education/special-educational-needs/sencroydon/

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) section of our website. All students have the right to achieve their maximum academic and social potential.   At the Academy we believe that all students have learning differences rather than learning difficulties and it is our policy to identify and assess these differences and ensure that learning is supported and differentiated to ensure outstanding progress is made by all students.

We offer a range of support to develop teachers expertise and additional support within the classroom, this includes; drop-in sessions, in class training and observations from the SENCO, as well as specialist advice/input within the classroom.  

You will find detailed provision maps of what Harris Primary Academy Benson can currently offer for your child, depending on their needs and the support they require. You can also find questions from current parents and students. If you have any additional questions, concerns or worries, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the SEND team.

The SENCO is Gina Barnes
Contact details: 0208 777 1572
Email: info@harrisprimarybenson.org.uk


Harris Primary Academy Benson's visions for pupils with SEND

Harris Primary Academy Benson is committed to providing an appropriate and high quality education for all children. We believe that all children, including those identified as having Special Educational Needs as well as every other student, have a common entitlement to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum. This curriculum should be accessible to them, and they will be fully included in all aspects of Academy life. We recognise that pupils learn at different rates and that there are many factors affecting achievement, including ability, emotional state, age and maturity. We are particularly aware of the needs of our pupils, for whom maturity is a crucial factor in terms of readiness to learn. We believe that many pupils, at some time in their Academy career, may experience difficulties which affect their learning, and we recognise that these may be long or short term. At the Academy we aim to identify these needs as they arise and provide teaching and learning contexts which enable every child to achieve to his or her full potential.

From 1st September 2014, there were some key changes to SEN legislation, following the Children’s and Families Act 2014. A summary of these key changes are below, but please visit the link at the bottom of the page for further information.


The SEN Code of Practice key changes

The Code of Practice (2014) covers the 0-25 age range and includes guidance relating to disabled children and young people as well as those with SEN

  • There is a clearer focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels
  • There is a stronger focus on high aspirations and on improving outcomes for children and young people
  • It includes guidance on the joint planning and commissioning of services to ensure close co-operation between education, health and social care
  • It includes guidance on publishing a Local Offer of support for children and young people with SEN or disabilities
  •  For children and young people with more complex needs a co-ordinated assessment process and the new 0-25 Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan) replace statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs)
  • There is a greater focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood

To see the new SEN Code of Guidance 2014, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/325875/SEND-Code_of_Practice-June2014.pdf

 

 

 

 

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