Welcome to our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) page. We hope you will enjoy reading about the variety of ways in which St Peter’s Church of England Primary School is able to support SEND pupils to reach their full potential. We are a fully inclusive school that pride ourselves on our skilled staff and working with families to find the best support for their children.
The SENCO, here at St Peter's, is Mrs K Brandwood and can be contacted via the school office - 01706 648195
Parent Coffee Mornings
We hold monthly parent coffee mornings based on a range of different needs, where proffesionals in that area attend and are available to ask any questions you may have about your child. We recently held a very successful session around social communication and Autism - see the set up below!
At St Peter's, we use the 'Three Waves of Provision' approach to support your child. See below for an understanding of how every child is best supported and challenged, and what this may look like in school.
Click here for the Rochdale Local Offer - a website where you can search for any service in Rochdale relating to Special Educational Needs.
You can find our SEND Policy, Accessiblity Plan and SEN information report below.
For more information about Speech and Language - click here to go to our Speech and Language page
For more information on Mental Health and Well Being - click here to go to our Resurrection Mindset page
Useful websites for parents and more information on specific Special Educational Needs:
Educational Psychology - Each school has a named Educational Psychologist who work with children, families and staff to find the best strategies to support your child. Our school Trainee Educational Psychologist is Helena Rogers, here is some more about her below:
Speech and Language Therapy - a link which shares more information about the Speech and Language Therapy services in Rochdale.
Rochdale Additional Needs Service (RANS) - RANS work with a number of children across school and have several different agencies within them - a few that are involved at St Peter's are: The Team for Autism and Communication (TASC), Talk to Learn Team, Visual Impairment Team and the Hearing Impairment Team. See the flyer below for RANS TASC Team Parent support hubs which you can book on via school.
The National Autistic Society Website - offering information, advice and support for parents on Autism.
Rochdale CAMHS - This service is for supporting and promoting Mental Health and Well Being for young people. Their drop in service #THRIVE is extremely useful for parents seeking support and advice. Click Here for #THRIVE website
You can find a list of other services available from Healthy Young Minds by clicking here
Calm Zone by Childline - a website that has a number of resources to support children in feeling calmer and managing their emotions.
Barnados - Support for parents with children who have Special Educational Needs. Please see SHINE and SHINE + Posters below for more information on the parenting groups run by Barnardos for parents of children with additional needs.
Kooth- Free, Safe and anonymous online support and counselling for young people.
Rochdale Parent Carer Voice - A website that values the voice of parents who are carers for their children with Special Educational Needs.
Accessible Activities - A list of accessible activities for children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities within the local area.
SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs Disability Information Advice Support Service) - Provides free confidential and impartial information, advice and support to disabled children and young people aged 0-25, those that have or may have special educational needs, and their parents.