SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

“The whole point of schools is that children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal”

Sir Michael Wilkins, Founding Chief Executive

We welcome children to our academies and we prioritise admission for children with SEND. We have a comprehensive support programme. For the full SEND policy, please click this link. To view our Local Offer on the Sheffield City Council website please click here

The academy’s SENDCo is Julia Pinder, Vice Principal – Deep Support who can be contacted on 0114 235 8120 or by email to: J.Pinder@city.outwood.com

Concerns and Complaints Regarding Provision for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Any concerns or complaints about SEN provision by parents or carers should be initially raised informally, whether by e-mail, letter or a telephone call with the SENDCo.

The SENDCo will investigate and report back within a week. If the parents/carers continue to be dissatisfied, a complaint should be raised as per the academy’s complaints procedure by completing the Complaint Form at Appendix 1. Academy Complaints Procedure