We do our best so that children can be their best – supported, happy and thriving.
Collaboration | Action | Respect | Equity
The aims of the Learning Support team at Birkdale School are:
To make reasonable adjustments for those with special needs and disabilities by increasing access to the curriculum, to public examinations, to the environment and to printed information.
To ensure that children and young people with SEN and disabilities engage fully in the activities of the school alongside their peers
To use our best endeavours to secure special educational provision for pupils that is, ‘additional to and different from’, that provided within a differentiated curriculum, responding to the four broad
areas of need:
- Communication and Interaction
- Cognition and Learning
- Social, Mental and Emotional Health
To involve parents/carers and pupils in decisions about provision and assessment
To ensure high level of staff expertise to meet pupil’s needs through well-targeted, continuing professional development
To work in cooperative and productive partnership with outside agencies