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Chingford Foundation School

Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs

Learning with enjoyment - Making a difference For Pupils with Special needs With Special Provision for Speech, Language and Communication needs (SLCN) and Asperger’s Syndrome

The faculty aims for all pupils to feel happy and safe in school.

High quality teaching and care is matched to pupils’ individual needs so that all pupils make progress.

School staff are experienced in meeting a wide range of SEN. Teaching assistants are trained and experienced in working with pupils with complex needs and supporting pupils’ literacy and numeracy.

Teaching Assistants run special groups for pupils requiring support with their social skills, learning - numeracy and literacy,

Our educational Psychologist (EP) and Speech Therapists (SALT) provide specialist assessments and interventions.

Strategies include:

  • Individual and small group work
  • Smaller classes for years 7, 8 & 9
  • Focus on learning targets
  • Specialist teaching resources for use across the curriculum
  • Specialist iCt
  • Augumented communication where appropriate e.g. makaton
  • Regular communication with families
  • Bespoke Year 10/Year 11 curriculum

There is Information about types of needs and conditions (A Reference library) for staff and further links as necessary e.g. The NHS.

The Faculty has a positive and inclusive school ethos; qualified staff; trained safeguarding staff; a firm policy on bullying; predictable routines, rooms and staff; purpose built areas that are part of the school, with quality resources; small group teaching and therapy; quiet work areas, work stations and distraction free rooms that are noise and stress free.

Further information about the SEN provision can be accessed in the SEN section of our website, by clicking here.