Special Educational Needs
A child comes under special educational needs (SEN) if he or she has learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for him or her to learn and achieve.
Children who come under the SEN needs are those who have:
The Golden Curriculum is an enriched programme that supports children with learning difficulties, speech delay and lack of social skills. It covers the basic fundamentals and concepts that support the mainstream academics. Our main aim is to prepare the child to be independent in areas of academics, play and social skills. The shadow teacher provides adequate support to the child to reach his maximum level of independence in his or her classroom.
The SENCO takes day-to-day responsibility for the provision made for individual children with SEN, working closely with staff, parents/carers and other agencies.
In mainstream education settings the key responsibilities of the SENCO may include:
Each shadow teacher works:
We work as a team to reinforce positive learning in a child. This also includes life and self-care skills, time management and handling day to day devices.
External trip is a part of life skills learning. The children learn to plan an event, socialise and reinforce their skills such as shopping and money management.
We allow outside agencies like an Occupational therapists, speech therapist or behavioral therapist to work with the child in our school. We liaise with the therapist and work together for the benefit of the child. The parents will have to bear the additional expense that occurs for these sessions