In accordance with the school's Equal Opportunities, SEND and Inclusion Policies (see school policies), all children at Newlaithes will be given full access to the National Curriculum/Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum. Staff will endeavour to help all children to reach their full potential irrespective of race, physical ability, gender, age or learning ability.
The documents on our website are here to support, guide and answer any questions you may have. However, if you have any further questions please contact the school SENCO and inclusion manager, Natalie Butterfield: email@example.com
Watch this video and then visit the website below to find out more about the Leeds local offer:
Below are a selection of SEND resources and website designed to support children and families, especially during the pandemic.
MENCAP have produced an easy to read guide to Coronavirus for families and support workers for individuals with mental health needs: https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/Information%20about%20Coronavirus%20ER%20SS2.pdf
Amanda McGuinness from The Autism Education has produced a social story about coronavirus that has a good level of specificity about the effects of social distancing, for example, not being able to go to your favourite place. https://theautismeducator.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Corona-Virus-Free-Printable-Updated-2-The-Autism-Educator-.pdf
CarersUK have put together some guidance for carers who are looking vulnerable patients and have put together a useful wellbeing plan that should be followed. https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19
There is also an easy-to-read version of Public Health England’s advice on the coronavirus for places of education that are remaining open. https://www.easy-read-online.co.uk/media/53192/advice-on-the-coronavirus-v1.pdf
Information for those struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can find support and survival tips at OCDUK. https://www.ocduk.org/ocd-and-coronavirus-survival-tips/
Information for those with sensory difficulties who struggle with hand washing has been produced by Sensory Integration Education https://www.sensoryintegration.org.uk/News/8821506
Leeds local off in response to Covid-19 https://leedslocaloffer.org.uk/#!/search/list?query=COVID19
DFE guidence for SEND/vulnerable children https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-vulnerable-children-and-young-people/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-vulnerable-children-and-young-people