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Special arrangements in relations to COVID-19

Home Learning links for children with SEND:

We want to ensure that the children are supported as best as possible during this tricky time so have assigned a 'key contact' who will contact your family once a week to check in.

Please see below links for additional learning that may be helpful for those with Special Educational Needs. 

Speech, Language and Communication :

Try the free app Bitsboard.

- Visit http://www.do2learn.com

- Have a look at the resources on: https://www.speechandlanguagekids.com/free-materials/

- Colourful Semantics have a wealth of resources for free - these are mostly to support early language but there are some useful resources to support sentence construction: https://integratedtreatmentservices.co.uk/our-approaches/speech-therapy-approaches/colourful-semantics-2/

- The Communication Trust has many links to different resources for parents as well as schools (some free) as well as offering some free training which is very interesting: https://www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/

- I came across these free vocabulary-game packs made by Stephen Parsons at Word Aware. There is a pack for families to use at home. You can access the game packs using this link:

http://thinkingtalking.co.uk/free-resources-schools-families/

Fine and gross motor skills:

- Get involved with Joe Wicks' PE sessions or do some Cosmic Yoga each day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uy1yab7jAcU (Joe Wicks) and https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga (Cosmic Kids yoga - there's even a Roadblox adventure!)

- Dough Disco is great for fine motor skills -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj0shfH3pzhrf3dOrSj_pRw

- BBC Dancemat helps typing skills: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

ASC:

- Free sensory planning with multisensory activities and messy play can be found here: https://www.empoweringlittleminds.co.uk/resources-1

www.timestables.co.uk is a great alternative to other times tables practice websites. You do not need a login and it does not have the time pressure that some pupils find tricky.

- Pooky Knightsmith has recently been diagnosed with ASC. She has a YouTube channel which she uses to explore mental health: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCouKr8JeXinK6v_nf5dWA1A

Dyslexia and processing:

Social Emotional and Mental Health:

- You can find some ideas for wellbeing apps here: https://www.theschoolrun.com/best-wellbeing-apps-for-kids

- Information about Mental Health in children:  https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/c/children-and-young-people

- Rising Stars resources and activities; https://www.risingstars-uk.com/specialpages/wellbeing/resources-to-help-spread-happiness-at-home?utm_campaign=2648667_Assessment_SEN_newsletter_Apr20&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Rising%20Stars&dm_i=2H1W,1KRQ3,2BAXME,5C8G5,1

- Pooky Knightsmith (see ASC): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCouKr8JeXinK6v_nf5dWA1A

Check out the fab ideas on: https://senresourcesblog.com/

SEND at Belmont Junior School

Haringey's SEND Local Offer:
The Local Offer is information for parents/carers of children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) about the support that Haringey offers. There are different stages of support, and different types of support depending on the age of your child and their needs. Please click on the link to find out more: 
Haringey SEND local offer

Belmont Junior School's SEND offer:

You can find out how we support children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) at Belmont Junior School by reading our 

 SEND Policy and Information Report 2019-2020

The Vale School:

At Belmont Junior School, we work collaboratively with the Vale School which is a scheme that caters for pupils with physical disabilities, some of whom have additional medical and/or learning needs. Pupils on this scheme require some specialist facilities and adaptations, but with varying levels of support, equipment and curriculum modifications, are full members of the mainstream school communities. Members of the Vale Inclusion Team provide teaching input and also liaise with therapists and external agencies to provide the necessary conditions and support, which will enable these pupils to benefit from a mainstream environment.

Our school has been adapted in order to make the site fully wheelchair accessible with ramps, a lift and disabled toilets.

The Vale Inclusion Team works collaboratively with mainstream staff, therapists and parents to develop Individual Education Plans, set targets and devise strategies, which are reviewed termly. Pupils follow the National Curriculum

https://www.vale.haringey.sch.uk/permalink/3608.html
EHCPs:

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) are applied for if a child or young person requires extra support to make good educational progress. The key stages of the process are: Identifying, Assessing, Planning, Actioning and Reviewing. This website aims to explain each of the processes for parents: https://ehcpjourneys.com/‚Äč

 

The SENDCo:

Katherine Prodromou

Tel: 020 8888 8261

Working days: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

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 This is me, Katherine, the SENDCo at Belmont Junior School