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06/02/23

A strange door has arrived at school this morning! Where has it come from? Where could it lead to? https://t.co/bOToDXPZ2h

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02/02/23

In nursery the children created their own crowns to become kings, queens, princes, and princesses. The children have also been exploring safety knives to cut up their own fruit at snack time, they have been so keen to demonstrate their independence! https://t.co/gcFpN4u6ra

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31/01/23

We are delighted to share that we received our silver certification for the Autism Aware Award today. We are proud of the work we are doing to make our school an inclusive environment where all children have the opportunity to reach their potential. https://t.co/GeHzMCV96z

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27/01/23

Year 1 have had a day to remember! Thank you to all of the parents who came to 'learn with your child' this morning to help them prepare a feast fit for a King! 👑 https://t.co/vLHkIwcdjx

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26/01/23

Year 3 worked collaboratively to divide numbers into groups by flexible partitioning using methods of their choice this morning. https://t.co/CdP8uuW1VN

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20/01/23

Year 3 had great fun this morning exploring different ways of preparing and cooking potatoes in D&T!🥔 https://t.co/qMPFJnbG2Z

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20/01/23

Nursery have been exploring the topic "do dragons exist" we have been learning about Knights, castles and dragons, they also created their own fire breathing dragons! https://t.co/Po9I96nGFl

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17/01/23

In Nursery, we have been celebrating Chinese New year, looking at lanterns, Chinese dancing and attempting to use chopsticks. https://t.co/hG9ysRZaZQ

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16/01/23

Some lovely creations from our Arts & Crafts club last week! 🖌️🎨 https://t.co/KQnMD5yJUq

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13/01/23

Don’t miss the admissions deadline on 15th January. Find out more about our great school https://t.co/GTDHku3imn and apply via WSCC online https://t.co/LvFSsvUQ9g

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13/01/23

Year 3 had an excellent time exploring and classifying different rock types in Geography as part of their 'Rocks, Relics and Rumbles' project this week. https://t.co/mh38YxHcFH

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06/01/23

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15/12/22

What a lovely week to end the term, Reception Nativity and community carols got us all in the festive spirit. Happy Christmas to all.

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15/12/22

The nursery children were so excited for their Christmas dinner. We have been exploring ice and snow, what better way than exploring real ice outside in this wintery weather. https://t.co/KgiPMhxsTg

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14/12/22

All set for Christmas dinner! 🎄 https://t.co/GGLLCSss7D

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13/12/22

Take care on your way to school, roads and pathways are still icy around Kilnwood Vale.

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12/12/22

Kilnwood Vale Primary School in the snow! ❄️ https://t.co/HDRIfsJXWh

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12/12/22

Due to weather conditions we are going to open at 10.30am today to give children and staff additional time to get to school safely. Please keep an eye out for emails and additional updates.

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08/12/22

This week in nursery we have performed our Christmas songs for our families, we all did such an amazing job! After our singing we then had a Christmas workshop where we enjoyed doing lots of Christmas crafts. https://t.co/ITnY3WROjy

Inclusion

Provision for SEN(D), EAL and LAC

Inclusion is at the heart of our school, we celebrate that all children are different and unique. We aim to ensure that each child is fully included in all aspects of school life and meet any areas of specific needs.

SEND

Depending on the individual needs of children, they will receive both curriculum support in class and additional support in small groups as appropriate. The quality of teaching within the classroom has the greatest influence over children’s progress and we will invest in training, resources and monitoring to ensure our classrooms are an inclusive place for all children. This is known as the ‘Wave 1’ or ‘Quality First Teaching’.

Additional interventions at ‘Wave 2’ are planned to enable children to accelerate their progress. These are generally taught in a small group and sometimes a 1:1 situation.

A child identified as having SEND also receives ‘Wave 3’ interventions. These may be provided individually or in a small group, and the support provided will be personalised to enable the child to achieve his/her potential. This support is additional to or different from the everyday curriculum for that class and is detailed in a provision map and reviewed regularly. Any additional support for a child will be planned for by the class teacher and overseen by the SENCO. It may also include provision/ advice from an external agency or professional.

EAL

Kilnwood Vale is aligned to the GLF Schools vision to identify and meet the needs of those pupils at its schools classed as English as an Additional Language (EAL).
EAL specifically are those pupils who have a first/home language other than English and who are in the process of learning and using English as an additional language through the curriculum and the broader life of the school.

Whilst being clear that EAL is not Special Educational Needs (SEN) or a learning difficulty, GLF Schools recognise that pupils with EAL can often have additional needs in terms of accessing the language used by staff and peers and related learning issues. Not addressed, these issues can easily lead to underachievement and isolation. At Kilnwood Vale we will endeavour to:

Ensure EAL pupils have full access to the curriculum and other school-based opportunities

Be proactive in removing any barriers that stand in the way of our EAL pupils fulfilling their potential

Provide our EAL pupils, particularly those who are international new arrivals (INA) with a safe, welcoming environment where they are accepted, valued and encouraged to participate.

LAC

A ‘looked after child (LAC)’ is defined as a child in the care of the local authority or is provided with accommodation for a continuous period of more than 24 hours.

At Kilnwood Vale the DSL will be the person responsible for the education looked after children (LAC). We will ensure all staff, both teaching and non-teaching have an understanding of the difficulties and educational disadvantage faced by children in care and understand the need for positive systems of support to overcome them.  Kilnwood Vale will be committed to working with local authority Virtual Headteachers to promote the achievement of children who are looked after.

 

Please read the documents below to see how we support children with Special Educational Needs at Kilnwood Vale Primary School. 

 

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Leaflet SEN Support 23rd Sep 2021 Download
Kilnwood Vale Whole School Provision Map 25th Jun 2019 Download
Leaflet SEN Support + 25th Jun 2019 Download
The Thrive Approach to Promote Emotional... 25th Jun 2019 Download
Thrive Leaflet 25th Jun 2019 Download
Parenting Peer Support 20th May 2022 Download
Aspens info 1 20th May 2022 Download
SEND Inclusion Policy September 2022 12th Sep 2022 Download
Kilnwood Vale School Frequently Asked Qu... 01st Nov 2022 Download
SEND Information Report 2022 01st Nov 2022 Download