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Park High School

Park High School

Mrs G. Kassir

SEND Co-ordinator

Email: g.kassir@parkhighstanmore.org.uk

Telephone: 0208 952 2803 extension 144

Park High strive to help students progress and develop. All students can access appropriate support according to their needs and in consultation with our experienced  Special Educational Needs Coordinator. All Harrow schools will have a consistent approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities. The SEN leaders from Harrow schools meet on a regular basis to share best practice, to ensure that they make the best possible progress in school.

Learning & Literacy 

A student who has difficulties with learning and literacy.

This can include:

  • Reading and spelling
  • Learning new information and concepts
  • Working with numbers
  • Working memory
  • Concentration
  • Students may have conditions such as Specific Learning Difficulties, dyslexia, general learning difficulties, AD(H)D, Down Syndrome..
  • Students may present with difficulties that do not have a specific title

What can Park High School offer?

All students can access

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • Whole-school language for learning to encourage meta-cognitive learning.
  • Access to homework support club.
  • Small group and one to one sessions with teachers and learning assistants.
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students regardless of ability.

*Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified.

http://www.harrow.gov.uk/localoffer/

Sensory and/or Physical Needs 

This section covers students who have difficulties with:

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Gross motor co-ordination
  • Fine motor co-ordination
  • Self-organisation for daily living
  • It includes conditions such as cerebral palsy, physical injury, dyspraxia

NB Please see speech, language and social communication section for sensory issues relating to ASD/Asperger Syndrome

What does Park High School offer?

All students can access

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice)
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • Amplification of sound for aid users
  • A learning assistant who liaises with the local offer for hearing impaired
  • School adheres to guidelines on physical access.
  • Whole-school language for learning to encourage meta-cognitive learning.
  • Access to homework support club.
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students regardless of ability.

*Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified.

http://www.harrow.gov.uk/localoffer/

Social & Emotional Health 

A student has difficulties with social, emotional health or mental health.

This section includes all those young people who experience short but significant periods of high anxiety, stress, distress or anger that affect their education.

It also includes young people who have a range of longer-term recognised mental health conditions.

For both groups, issues can include:

  • Forming and maintaining relationships
  • Bereavement
  • Attitudes to attainment
  • Attendance
  • Self-esteem
  • Life outside school

What can Park High School offer?

All students can access

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEND practice)
  • Whole-school language for learning to encourage meta-cognitive learning.
  • Access to a charitable agency we have worked with for over 10 years
  • Access to a mentor
  • Access to small group sessions on self esteem.
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • Whole school Central Reward System.
  • Whole school policy for behaviour management with graduated response.
  • Key Stage transition support.
  • Anti-bullying policy.

*Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified.

http://www.harrow.gov.uk/localoffer/

Speech, Language & Social Communication 

A student who has difficulties with Communication and Interaction.

This can include:

  • Understanding language.
  • Using language.
  • Understanding how to communicate socially with other people.
  • Conditions include: Specific Language Disorder, ASD/ASC (Autism), Asperger Syndrome, speech sound disorders/delay.
  • Stammering – advice given to families about how to access support from outside agencies.

What can Park High School offer?

All students can access

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEND practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • Whole-school language for learning to encourage meta-cognitive learning.
  • Access to homework support clubs
  • Year 7 Settling in group.
  • Access to a specialist ASD teacher
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.

*Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified.

http://www.harrow.gov.uk/localoffer/

 

Park High School

Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore,
Middlesex, HA7 1PL

Headteacher:Mrs Colette O'Dwyer

Email:info@parkhighstanmore.org.uk

Phone:020 8952 2803

Map of Park High School Location
  • National Teaching School
  • Healthy School
  • Arts Council
  • Teacher Development Trust
  • Ofsted
  • Stonewall
  • CSW
  • SSAT Leading Edge
  • The Quality in Careers Standard