SEND – Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

Inclusion Coordinator

Ms Jill Woof

SEND / Inclusion Policy

Our Inclusion Policy can be downloaded here: SEND / Inclusion Policy

The Local Offer

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Local Offer –

Waltham St Lawrence Primary School Local Offer For Children & Young People with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) – RBWM Website

WSL Local Offer and SEND Information Report 2016

Early Help and Safeguarding for children and young people – Download the MASH and Early Help Information Guide

Early Help Guide for Parent and Young People [February 2017]

Mencap has  worked with the Department for Education (DfE) to develop two easy to read guides for parents and young people with learning disabilities. This will help explain the changes to special educational needs and disabilities support in England.


Acronym for Types of SEND

Cognitive & Learning

SLD:        Severe Learning Difficulties

SpLD:      Specific Learning Difficulties

MLD:      Moderate Learning Difficulties

PMLD:    Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

Sensory and Physical Needs:

VI:           Visual Impairment

HI:           Hearing Impairment

MSI:        Multi-sensory impairment

PD:          Physical Disability

Communication and Interaction Needs

SLCN:      Speech, Language & Communication Needs

ASD:       Autism Spectrum Disorder

BESD:      Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties

SEMH:    Social, Emotional and Mental Health

ADHD:    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Acronym for Professionals and Outside Agencies

SENCO:   Special Educational Needs Coordinator

LSA:        Learning Support Assistant

TA:          Teaching Assistant

CT:          Class Teacher

SEND       Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

EHCP:     Education, Health & Care Plan

TAC:        Team Around the Child

PEP:        Personal Educational Plan

EP:          Educational Psychologist

OT:          Occupational Therapy/Therapist

SALT:      Speech and Language Therapy/Therapist


ASDT:     Autistic Spectrum Disorder Team

EMAS:    Ethnic Minority Achievement Service

CAMHS: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

HM:        Healthy Minds Hub

BSS:        Behaviour Support Service


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