Frequently Asked Questions (SEND Report)

Here is a list of the most frequently asked questions regarding SEND in our school. Please choose a question from the list below that is most appropriate to your enquiry.


  1. What are special needs (SEN) and /or a disability?
  2. What should a parent do if it thinks their child may have special educational needs?
  3. Who is the person responsible for SEND and how do I contact her?
  4. Who are the people who support children with SEND at St Bernadette School and how do I contact them?
  5. How will the school support a child with SEND?
  6. How could my child get help in school?
  7. How will the school support my child, with identified SEND, starting at school?
  8. How can I let the school know I am concerned about my child’s progress?
  9. How will the school let me know if they have any concerns about my child’s learning?
  10. How are the adults in the school helped to work with children with a SEND and what training do they have?
  11. How will the teaching be adapted for my child with SEND?
  12. What is the TLC?
  13. How does the school measure the progress of pupils with SEND and how is this reported?
  14. What support does the school give to parents of pupils with SEND?
  15. How is the school physically accessible to children with SEND?
  16. What support is there for the overall well-being of pupils with SEND?
  17. How will my child be included in activities outside the classroom including school outings and extended trips?
  18. How will the school support my child when they are transferring to or leaving this school or when moving to another class?