SEND & Gifted and Talented

At Boothferry Primary School, we believe:

All children and young people are entitled to an education that enables them to make progress so that they:

  • Achieve their best;
  • Become confident individuals living fulfilling lives, and;
  • Make a successful transition into adulthood, whether into employment, further or higher education or training.

SEND Code of Practice 2015, page 92.

At Boothferry Primary School, the great majority of students will learn and progress well within the mainstream curriculum. Those who do not may have special or additional educational needs that need to be addressed.

There are four broad areas of SEN need outlined in the SEND Code of Practice 2015, as outlined below:

  • Communication and Interaction
  • Cognition and Learning
  • Social, Emotional and Mental Health
  • Sensory and/or Physical.

Mrs Rebecca Emmerson, SENDCo and Mrs Jan Jackson, SEND Teaching Assistant, work alongside your child’s Class Teacher and Support Staff in supporting their learning and progress. This support could be provided in a number of different ways; working in groups in the classroom, small group withdrawal work and 1:1 work.

In order to meet the needs of your child we may, with your full consent, ask other services and professionals for their support. These services may include the Educational Psychologist, the Behaviour Advisory Teacher, a Speech and Language Therapist and the Sensory and Physical Support Service (SAPTS).

Boothferry Primary School SEND Local Offer & Further Info

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When ever I have had a problem the staff on the whole have been sympathetic and helpful.

The best thing about this school, when I ask my child this question, he said Mrs Emmerson. 

The stimulating learning environment. 

The New Head teacher and deputy. 

The after school activities, film nights and discos.

This school meets our expectations in every way.

The friendly atmosphere, the safe environment & the teachers’ encouragement.”

Open weeks in Foundation allows parents to enjoy school as much as our children.

Being part of their learning – it doesn’t just stay in the classroom.”

My children are thriving as the school is committed to learning and progression.

My kids love the fruit on the snack table.

The joy of the teachers who greet the children and parents daily.

The Head teacher and deputy are fab, they join in everything.”

My children are developing very well in school.

My son’s teacher is creative, enthusiastic and genuinely cares about him as an individual .

I love the fact that senior members of staff know the names of the children.

Miss Pulleyn is fantastic

I love seeing school events on Twitter.

Opening the school doors at 8.40am has made it much easier as it is less crowded.

The new website is fantastic. It is up to date and it is great to see what the children have been doing.

Since the new Head and Deputy have arrived, so many things have changed. The school is alive now!.

The bike loan scheme.My family also like the school bank.

..closeness between all age groups and years.

The choice to do a traditional nativity was great !.

the amount of effort put in by the teachers to make topics interesting is brilliant.

The photography club is brilliant, I think introducing things like this is brilliant for the children.

Thank you for treating my child like your own.

You can approach any member of staff and they help you.

My children have come on and made progress socially and academically since joining.

I feel the school has advanced with regards to the appropriate curriculum for different age groups.

the school gives me advice as a parent so I can help my daughter.

“We can only applaud the ingenuity & continued compassion of the young people at Boothferry.”

“We want to thank you for welcoming my family when we moved here (from Bulgaria).”

History day was amazing. Brilliant idea.

Boothferry at Young Voices…..Just WOW! What an experience.”