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    Local Offer Summary

    This is the 'Local Offer' section; a concise list of the services provided for all students at Wath Comprehensive School. If you require further information, contact us on the main number and ask to speak to our SEN Co-ordinator.

    Behaviour Strategy

    There is a clear consequence system in place and all students are treated equally, in accordance with the equalities act, ensuring all students are treated fairly.

    All statutory requirements are met with regards to provision for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities / Looked After Children students.

    Provision Available

    • In class support
    • Inclusion- Key Stage 3 Intervention Room which focuses on literacy and numeracy
    • Learning Recovery Base – Key Stage 4 Intervention Room
    • Learning Mentors – support students in core subjects
    • Assertive Mentoring
    • SEMH Co-ordinator

    Planning Assessment and Identification

    A Special Educational Needs and Disabilities handbook is created for all staff to read so that all needs are met and planned with in lessons. This is also available electronically and is regularly updated.

    Staff Training for Children with SEND

    A number of training sessions have taken place regarding Special Educational Needs and Disabilities with further training sessions planned for Teaching Assistants with Learning Support Service. Teaching staff will receive  additional training in September.

    Communication with External Services

    • Learning Support Service
    • Educational Psychologist
    • MIND
    • Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Worker
    • Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services
    • Early Help
    • Autism Communication Team
    • ISS
    • Rotherham Aspire
    • Early Help

    Service Involvement in Transition Provision (Transition from Primary to Secondary)

    • Integration for vulnerable students for a 6 week period on a rolling programme
    • 3 day transition in July
    • Links to primary schools
    • Primary visits throughout Year 5 and 6
    • Learning Support Service passport
    • Family Support

    Service Involvement in Transition Provision (Transition from Secondary to Further and Higher Education)

    We have enhanced transition to 6th Form for identified students and structured meetings between SENCO and Special Needs Co-ordinators at College at transition. We offer:

    • Learning Support Service passport
    • Enhanced transition support for identified students
    • Family support

    ​Post-16 Provision

    • Students choose between two routes: A Level or Vocational route. GCSE English and Maths are offered to those students who did not gain the qualification at Key Stage 4.
    • Annual reviews
    • Induction course for 2 days in July
    • In class support

    Autistic Spectrum Condition

    Universal Support:

    • Triple A card
    • Personalised Keyworker
    • Integration and transition
    • Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan)
    • Inclusion
    • In class support
    • LRB
    • Interventions
    • Autism Spectrum Condition co-ordinator
    • Learning support service
    • Autism Communication Team
    • Can access Behaviour Support
    • Autism Spectrum Condition Parents group
    • Travel training
    • Exam access arrangements

    With an Education, Health and Care Plan in addition to extra school support the students receive:

    • In class support
    • Annual reviews
    • Curriculum Support
    • Personalised Keyworker
    • 1:1 support

    Speech Language and Communication Needs

    Universal Provision includes:

    • Literacy interventions
    • Literacy across curriculum

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan) provision includes:

    • Specific Learning Difficulties team
    • Referral to Speech & Language Service
    • Curriculum Support
    • Exam access arrangements

    Moderate Learning Needs

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Differentiated curriculum
    • Education Psychology Service
    • Curriculum Support
    • Literacy and Numeracy interventions
    • Use of laptops, iPad

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan) provision includes:

    • In class support
    • 1:1 tuition
    • Exam access arrangements

    With Education Health, and Care plan our provision includes:

    • Modified curriculum
    • Literacy and Numeracy interventions
    • Keyworker

    Specific Learning Needs

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Education Psychology Service
    • Specific Learning Difficulties team
    • Interventions
    • Curriculum Support
    • Literacy and Numeracy interventions.
    • Use of laptops, iPad

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan) provision includes:

    • In class support
    • 1:1 tuition
    • Irlens diagnosis (overlay and coloured paper)
    • Exam access arrangements
    • LSS Intervention

    With Education, Health and Care plan our provision includes:

    • Keyworker

    Social Needs

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Social Emotional Mental Health co-ordinator
    • Early Intervention
    • Pastoral Year Leaders
    • School Police Officer

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan):

    • 'Know the Score'
    • Youth Inclusion Support Panel
    • Inclusion
    • Intervention Centre support
    • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender worker
    • Education Welfare Officer

    With Education, Health and Care plan:

    • Keyworker
    • In class support
    • Tailored Interventions

    Emotional Needs

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Social Emotional Mental Health Co-ordinator
    • Early Intervention
    • Pastoral Year Leaders

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan):

    • 'Know the Score'
    • Women's Refuge 1:1 work
    • Safe @ Last
    • Youth Inclusion Support Panel
    • Inclusion
    • Intervention Centre
    • Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender worker

    With Education, Health and Care plan:

    • Keyworker
    • In class support
    • Interventions

    Mental Health Needs

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Social Emotional Mental Health co-ordinator
    • MIND
    • Youth Start
    • Early Interventions

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan):

    • Referral to Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service
    • Access to School Nurse
    • Educational Psychologist
    • Youth Inclusion Support Panel
    • Inclusion
    • LRB

    With Education, Health and Care plan:

    • Keyworker
    • In class support
    • Interventions

     Hearing and Visual Impairment Needs

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Special Educational Needs handbook
    • Seating plan

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan):

    • Hearing Loop in the library
    • Makaton training
    • Visual Impairment classrooms
    • Enlargement of classroom work, exam papers etc.
    • Visual Impairment service
    • In class support
    • Use of laptop
    • Exam access arrangements

    Multi Sensory Impairment Needs

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Special Educational Needs handbook
    • Seating plan

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan):

    • Sensory questionnaires

    Physical Needs

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Full site access
    • Lifts
    • Emergency evacuation plans
    • Lunchtime support

    Additional School Support (no Education, Health and Care plan):

    • Support around the building
    • Parkin Suite
    • Physiotherapy
    • Access to Occupational Therapist
    • Specialised equipment.

    With Education, Health and Care plan:

    • Advanced Physio
    • Specialised team
    • Support round the building
    • Parkin Suite
    • Physiotherapy
    • Access to Occupational Therapist
    • Specialised equipment

    Levels of Support

    Universal Provision Includes:

    • Lifts
    • Lunchtime support
    • Additional School Support (no Education Health and Care plan)
    • Support around the building
    • Medical room and storage for medicine available
    • Medical officer
    • Medical passes
    • Care plans

    With Education, Health and Care plan:

    • Support around the building
    • Medical room and storage for medicine available
    • Medical officer
    • Medical passes
    • Care plans