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Learning Support

"Pupils including those with SEND and EAL, make excellent progress from their starting points" ISI 2022

At Kingshott, Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) refer to any circumstances resulting in an individual pupil requiring additional or different help in order to take full advantage of the educational opportunities offered to pupils of the same age.  We believe that pupils have individual needs and that the whole school community has a responsibility for meeting these needs, including keeping children safe and promoting their welfare.  We value the abilities and achievements of all our pupils, and are committed to providing the best possible learning environment so that everyone can reach their full potential.


Range of Provision

Kingshott SEN (6) updateThe main methods of provision are:

  • Weekly Literacy sessions in small groups with Learning Support staff, to target  reading and/or spelling skills, usually held during registration and assembly time.
  • One-to-one, paired or group teaching of pupils who have SEN who require an individual, cumulative, multisensory teaching programme.  This is on a withdrawal basis and is taught by the Learning Support staff. 
  • In-class support from a Learning Support teacher or Teaching Assistant.
  • Once or twice weekly typing sessions.  During these times, usually held in the morning before school, pupils work on specific a touch typing programme developing their touch typing skills


What we Offer

  • Early identification
  • Specialist working space
  • Access to a private, peripatetic educational psychologist and speech therapist if required
  • Individual education plans
  • Access to assistive technology and online, interactive educational teaching programmes
  • A close working relationship with our pastoral department
  • Open door policy


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