SEND at JSTC
A child or young person has SEND if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her. A child of compulsory school age or a young person has a learning difficulty if he or she:
Definition of disability
Many children and young people who have SEND may also have a disability under the Equality Act 2010 – that is ’…a physical or mental impairment which has a longterm and substantial adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities’ This definition provides a relatively low threshold and includes more children than many realise: ‘long-term’ is defined as ‘a year or more’ and ‘substantial’
is defined as ‘more than minor or trivial’ SEND Code of Practice (2015) At JSTC, the person responsible for children and young people with SEND is the SENDCO, Mrs Pippa Forman. Mrs Forman is a qualified teacher as well as an Assistant Head Teacher (part of the School Leadership Team) and holds the National Award for SEND
2 x LSAs trained as braille readers.
Support from the Lincolnshire Sensory team who provide specialist teaching.
Online availability of embosser, braillenote touch, Perkins brailler.