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22/09/17

Congratulations Yr1 & Rec children sharing fabulous achievements in our first celebration assembly this year https://t.co/Aw7mU1EtD3

18/09/17

Detectives in Gruffalo class are on the hunt for a monster! https://t.co/8fT2LoVRMC

14/09/17

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'Spending a couple hours a week reading with your children allows you to spend true quality time with them' https://t.co/sPjGPaXv85

13/09/17

We're having a 'gloriumptious' morning celebrating Roald Dahl day at HPAPW https://t.co/kGRqhimdGQ

12/09/17

Reception children in Gruffalo class settling in brilliantly on their second day https://t.co/W9kf8jAgN7

11/09/17

Year 1 children inspired by Dutch artist Mondrian this afternoon. https://t.co/9VqYPvr0qJ

10/09/17

We're very excited to be welcoming our new cohort of Reception children (Gruffalo class) in the morning.

07/09/17

Thank you for coming to say hello. Children were very excited to meet you. Look forward to seeing you again soon https://t.co/1xCc16iTa6

06/09/17

We're all very excited to be welcoming our Year 1 Beegu class tomorrow at 8.45am. We have missed you. See you soon.

06/09/17

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Did you know you can apply for admissions to from today? Visit https://t.co/ChHuIK5oyM

06/09/17

Teachers enjoying phonics ReadWriteInc training today in our fabulous new hall. https://t.co/62BPTWIeYZ

05/09/17

We are super excited to welcome new Reception children to our teddy bears picnic today. Don't forget your bear and packed lunch

20/08/17

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Midday Meals Supervisor required at https://t.co/EtyKMpKUeB

14/08/17

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Are you looking for part-time work in ? Why not apply for a midday meal supervisor role ? https://t.co/EtsYFGRzYI https://t.co/zOkJFMDvjg

12/08/17

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65 per cent of primary children will ultimately end up working in jobs that don’t yet exist, says report https://t.co/gTIOVdjYYB https://t.co/6KVw8Csv3X

18/07/17

you too and we can't wait to welcome everyone back in September in your beautiful new building.

18/07/17

As we welcome our summer holiday we reminisce on the past year; our trip to Bocketts farm most recent in our mind! https://t.co/2q5irGRyvz

18/07/17

Hi, sorry for late reply. We open the new build in September for Rec & Year 1. Open mornings from Sep on Wednesdays @ 10am

03/07/17

Children enthusiatically wrote a wish for their butterflies before releasing them this morning. https://t.co/dFlpnJ4OUj

21/06/17

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Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

SEN & Disabilities

Information on the Local Authority's Local Offer can be found at: www.croydon.gov.uk/education/special-educational-needs

At HPAPW we are a vibrant and inclusive learning community with high aspirations for all our pupils. We aim to make sure through personalised learning that each child’s needs are addressed. Teachers are committed to meeting the needs of all our pupils and we have a strong team of additional learning support staff to draw on within the Academy.

Children joining us with little previous schooling or who are new to learning English are assessed on entry so that basic skills can be acquired. We work closely with a wide range of more specialised services to bring additional expertise into the academy for those children who need a modified curriculum or an individualised programme. As an example, our speech and language therapist works closely with our teachers to ensure early intervention secures accelerated progress for children in Reception Class.

It is also worth noting that from 1st September 2014, there are some changes to SEN legislation, following the Children’s and Families Act 2014. A summary of these changes are outlined below. To view the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice 2014, please click here.

Our Interim SENCo is Jane Robinson
Telephone: 020 3872 1970
E-mail:  info@harrisprimarypurleyway.org.uk

September 2016


Harris Primary Academy Purley Way's visions for pupils with SEND

Harris Primary Academy Purley Way is committed to providing an appropriate and high quality education for all children. We believe that all children, including those identified as having Special Educational Needs as well as every other student, have a common entitlement to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum. This curriculum should be accessible to them, and they will be fully included in all aspects of Academy life. We recognise that pupils learn at different rates and that there are many factors affecting achievement, including ability, emotional state, age and maturity. We are particularly aware of the needs of our pupils, for whom maturity is a crucial factor in terms of readiness to learn. We believe that many pupils, at some time in their Academy career, may experience difficulties which affect their learning, and we recognise that these may be long or short term. At the Academy we aim to identify these needs as they arise and provide teaching and learning contexts which enable every child to achieve to his or her full potential. 


The SEN Code of Practice key changes

The Code of Practice (2014) covers the 0-25 age range and includes guidance relating to disabled children and young people as well as those with SEN

  • There is a clearer focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels
  • There is a stronger focus on high aspirations and on improving outcomes for children and young people
  • It includes guidance on the joint planning and commissioning of services to ensure close co-operation between education, health and social care
  • It includes guidance on publishing a Local Offer of support for children and young people with SEN or disabilities
  •  For children and young people with more complex needs a co-ordinated assessment process and the new 0-25 Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan) replace statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs)
  • There is a greater focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood

 

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