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Special Educational Needs (SEND)

At Marton Primary Academy and Nursery, we aim to provide every possible opportunity to develop the full potential of every child. Children with learning differences must be valued as individuals and should be encouraged to integrate fully with their peers, both socially and academically. They must have access to the whole curriculum; at all times consideration must be given to enhancing the self-esteem of children with additional needs. The aims of the provision for children with learning differences at Marton are to:

  • ensure the earliest possible identification of an additional need.
  • involve parents as partners in the additional needs process.
  • regularly monitor and review each child’s progress and take appropriate action.
  • ensure that the school fulfils the requirement of the The New Code of Practice for SEN (2014).
  • make clear partnerships with all outside agencies and support facilities.
  • cater wherever possible for the full range of special needs within school.

Children with additional needs will be included fully within the curriculum wherever possible, with the provision of support staff and appropriate differentiation in place

Marton Primary Academy and Nursery works in partnership with the Local Authority and Bright Futures Educational Trust to meet the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). We our proud of our inclusive approach towards pupils with additional needs and we are driven to provide high quality education for all pupils. We work closely with families and various professional partners to tailor provision on order to meet the needs of individual children.

The Blackpool Local Offer

The intention of Blackpool’s Local Offer is to improve choice and transparency for families. All schools and academies in Blackpool are expected to identify and support pupils with special educational needs to make the best possible progress. Schools are supported to be as inclusive as possible and wherever possible, the needs of pupils with a Special Educational Need are met in a mainstream setting, where families want this to happen. Blackpool’s Graduated Approach provides guidance on expectations of what should usually be available within school’s resources.

Parents/carers and their children can access support within school (see Special Educational Needs Policy above) and via Blackpool’s Local Offer website.

Contact Details

If you have any queries or would like any further information, either general or specific, please do not hesitate to contact our SENCo Mrs D Holden on 01253 838 556

Mrs Holden, SENCo

Parent Bookmarks

If you would like advice from professionals outside school you may find the following numbers and websites useful:

Proud to part of the Bright Futures Education Trust
Marton Primary Academy & Nursery
Whernside, Off Highfield Rd, Marton
Blackpool FY4 5LY
Ofsted CEOP