Hello and welcome to the Special Educational Needs webpage for Whitehouse Common. I'm Clair Hollis the School SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator), I am supported by Karen Clark who works as a HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant) within the School. This page provides parents and carers with links and details of how they can support their children. You can either contact us via the school office on 0121 464 1918 or via the webform.
To see our school's SEN Offer, [click here].
To download our SEN poster, [click here].
To download our SEN policy, [click here].
To download our accessibility policy, [click here]
To view some information on co-occurring conditions often related to autism, please [click here].
Our school nurse is Liz Rowse and she is available to speak to parents and support in any way she. She is based at the Falcon Lodge Clinic and can be contacted on 465 5232. She is also available to meet parents in school for drop-in sessions at 2.30pm on a Tuesday afternoon fortnightly. Parents can call her direct or can contact the school to arrange meetings or referrals to the service. The School Nursing Team can support in a wide range of ways including toileting, behaviour, sleeping and health care concerns.
The links below will help to provide more SEN information. I hope to build on this list, but if you know of a site which will be of use to other parents and carers, please let me know so it can be added.
- Do2Learn - a resource for individuals with special needs
- Left 'n' write - helping left handed children and adults
- Cerebra - a charity to support children with brain related conditions
- Speech Teach - supporting children with speech difficulties
- The National Autistic Society
- National Parent Partnership Network