Horsforth Newlaithes


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: natalie.butterfield@stf.newlaithes.co.uk

SEND information report 2023-24

SEND & Inclusion Policy

SEN Frequently asked questions

A family guide to dyslexia

Links for parents of children with SEND to access support

Watch this video and then visit the website below to find out more about the Leeds local offer:

Below are a list of resources which might be useful to parents of children with autism.

 6-week extra info Autumn 2022.pdfDownload
 LP Meeting Flyer.2022_2023.docxDownload
 Primary Transition Workshops.2023.docxDownload
 SENDIASS FACTSHEET Admissons.pdfDownload
 SENDIASS Flyer.pdfDownload
 Signposting Autism Contacts.pdfDownload
 What we do LLO Live.pdfDownload
 Workshop Flyer 2022-23.docxDownload
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Below are a selection of SEND resources and website designed to support children and families, especially during the pandemic.

Inclusive resources to support parents and families during Covid-19

The National Autistic Society has compiled a range of guidance for families of autistic individuals and are also offering a helpline for parents, young people and staff. https://www.autism.org.uk/services/nas-schools/vanguard/news/2020/march/coronavirus-(covid-19)-advice.aspx 

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