St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

"to inspire, to learn, to love with God"

Welcome to St Joseph's website

Hill Top, Hednesford, Cannock, Staffordshire WS12 1DE

office@st-josephs-hednesford.staffs.sch.uk

01543 227225

SEND

Our Vision 

At St Joseph’s School we offer a Christian setting that aims to place Christ at the centre of all that we strive to do. All children will feel a sense of worth knowing that they are valued and loved by God. We are an inclusive school; we welcome and celebrate diversity.

We aim to provide the highest standards of education in a welcoming and positive learning environment.

We focus on the growth and development of each person, encouraging each child to play an active part in their own learning and to make every effort to achieve their individual potential.

We want our school to be a place where everyone learns to respect work, play and co-operate with others in a Christian, caring way, whilst fostering close links with our church, parish and the wider community.

 “To Inspire, To Learn, To Love with God.”

 

SENCO: Mrs. Claire Davies. She is responsible for supporting the school in assessing and developing the provision provided for pupils with Special Educational Needs throughout the school. 

She can be contacted via the main school telephone number or email senco@st-josephs-hednesford.staffs.sch.uk

Governor for SEND: Mrs Karen Bennett. She is responsible for supporting the school in assessing and developing the provision provided for pupils with Special Educational Needs throughout the school. 

Our Objectives

  • Identify as early as possible those children with special needs.
  • Plan and differentiate appropriate work for the children with special needs.
  • Regularly inform parents of their child’s progress.
  • Liaise regularly with external agencies.
  • Create individual education plans where appropriate.

The Curriculum

Teachers are skilled at adapting teaching to meet the diverse range of needs in each class. Daily planning takes into account individual pupils' needs and requirements to ensure that all children experience success and challenge in their learning. Grouping arrangements are flexible with opportunities for both ability and mixed ability groups to maximise learning opportunities for all.

Teaching Assistants (TAs) may be allocated to work with the pupil individually or in a small focus group to support more specific needs. If a child has been identified as having a Special Educational Need, targets will be set according to their area of need. These targets will be shared with parents.

Important Websites

Staffordshire Connects

Important School Links

SEND Information Report

SEND Policy

Staffordshire Local Offer

Staffordshire’s local offer provides information and services for children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families. The Local Offer website aims to help families by gathering the information that they need to know in order to make informed choices about the support they receive.

Look at Staffordshire's Local Offer Here.

 

School          National

Proportion of SEN pupils with an EHCP                                        1.4%              3.1%

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