SEND

image (9) IMG_9764Helen Woolf is our school SENCo and has worked at Oswald Road since September 2013. She has achieved the National Award for Special Needs Education (NASENCO) with a Distinction, and will be graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University on 25th July 2016.

Sam Coombes joined us as the Operational Inclusion Lead in September 2015. Prior to working at Oswald Road, Sam was a HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant) in a very large inner-city school in Manchester, working mainly in KS2. She has worked in both Special Schools and Pupil Referral Units and her specialisms are SEND, behaviour management and EAL (English as an Additional Language).

Click here to see our SEND Policy

For further information on Manchester’s Local Offer for Children and Young People with SEN (Special Educational Needs) and disabilities, click here.

PDFClick here for the Intro to Autism CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Spring 1 2015 document.

PDFClick here for the Intro to Dyslexia CPD Autumn 2 2014 document.

PDFClick here for the SEND Parent Forum Spring 1 2015 document.

PDFClick here for the SEND School Information Report 2016 document.

PARENT VOICE


 
 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

TARGETED TEACHING PROGRAMME- PUPIL VOICE

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LEGO THERAPY- PUPIL VOICE

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1ST CLASS@NUMBER- MATHS INTERVENTION- PUPIL VOICE

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USEFUL DOCUMENTS

The following documents have been supplied by Jackie Tarpey from Grange School, who delivered a Parent Workshop on Social Stories in June 2016.

PDFChecklist for drafting a Social Story

PDFJoe court book a4

PDFKeeping computer time

PDFmaking mistakes

PDFOh no book

USEFUL WEBSITES

Transitioning into a New Year Group at School- Advice for Parents of Autistic Children

Early Help Hubs in Manchester

Manchester Local Offer for Children with Disability & Special Educational Needs

CBeebies Resources for Parents of Children with SEN

Council for Disabled Children

Disability & Special Needs Clubs in Manchester

Autism Friendly Classes at Jump Nation

Autism and Disability Friendly Sessions at Oxygen Freejumping

The National Autistic Society

South Manchester Down’s Syndrome Support Group

Travel Booklets for Families with Autistic Children Travelling from Manchester Airport

NSPCC Talk PANTS- Autism-Friendly Guide for Children on Knowing How to Detect Abuse

NSPCC Talk PANTS- Guide for Children with Learning Disabilities on Knowing How to Detect Abuse

Trafford Centre Resources:

Autism Friendly Visual Guide

Detailed Autism Friendly Guide

Alert Card for Individuals with ASC

Alert Card for Parents/Carers of ASC Children

EVENTS

PDFJump Space- a trampolining and rebound therapy centre in Stockport

Cerebral Palsy United Football Club