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02/11/18

What better way to celebrate your birthday? https://t.co/dl5FcGFnT8

12/10/18

The spotlight is always on learning at HPAPW https://t.co/lbcVdjoUOO

12/10/18

The spotlight is always on learning at HPAPW! https://t.co/DYMwf8mZV1

11/10/18

Lovely to see so many parents at our year 1 ‘dip and do’ day! https://t.co/WwDYlPg6u5

05/10/18

Team Purley Way excited to do some learning today! https://t.co/y2TgJfpZ3N

04/10/18

Thank you Nick Carter for telling us all about your adventure to Mt Everest, we learned all about how to challenge ourselves. https://t.co/gX77ahhhE2

28/09/18

Can you feel the beat? Welcome back to Street Dance and introducing Ballet to our dance studio! https://t.co/JNHcBntgaQ

26/09/18

Welcome to your new pupil parliament for 2018! Children are encouraged to write suggestions for how to make their Academy a better place, and post it in the official pupil parliament box! https://t.co/aWnPReMAlo

13/09/18

Splendiferous! Gloriumptious! Our academy has been taken over by a whole host of crazy characters from the world of Roald Dahl. Happy Roald Dahl day!!! https://t.co/RqoFFgl07e

14/08/18

Looks like we chose a good name for our new reception class: https://t.co/JIZrl6MIZU

20/07/18

Thank you to everyone for a fabulous year- please see our newsletter for the winners of our Values Sports Day. Our winners were chosen for showing our Golden Rules: making the right choice, taking responsibility and showing respect. We also awarded sportsmanship. https://t.co/IgQgN72us1

20/07/18

Thank you to all the children (and PTA and parents) who helped us have a fantastic sports day! I am pleased to say that RUBY house are our cup winners for the year! https://t.co/PEuEnh7MG8

20/07/18

Our very competitive parents getting involved with Sports day! https://t.co/uJdSbA2bnM

19/07/18

Emerald are eager to show their sportsmanship this afternoon! https://t.co/s8uZhCv8hc

19/07/18

Diamond hope to dazzle the competition on Sports Day! https://t.co/JKnPBx7uum

19/07/18

Sapphire are storming toward Sports Day! https://t.co/VNHrv6hKys

19/07/18

Ruby Red are raring to go for Sports day! https://t.co/nrdPuTIRRF

11/07/18

A concerto from one of our students to celebrate our week of ‘Pride’ in ourselves. She is proud of her efforts in learning the violin - what are you proud of? https://t.co/BWJ3dqFAxk

05/07/18

Fabulous turn out to share all the moves we learned in Boom! Street dance after school club. https://t.co/YmbclDwfsO

12/06/18

We had a special assembly today as we’re studying Ramadan and Eid. Thanks to our guest speakers! https://t.co/UVAMe1Ayl9

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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 SENCo is Sophie Tillman
Telephone: 020 3872 1970
E-mail:  senco@harrisprimarypurleyway.org.uk

September 2017


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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