Inclusion is a very important element of your child’s development. We work in partnership with the mainstream school. There are many opportunities for all our children to be included with their year group mainstream class. On entry to the Speech and Language Classrooms every child is included in all the social aspects of school, including playtimes, assemblies and special events. All children are included for swimming, PE and games, usually without support to increase their independence. When we identify subjects the child enjoys and we feel he can manage successfully, he is included in mainstream lessons with support from a member of the SLC team. Parents are informed of this decision and updated at Open Evenings, IEP meetings and Annual Reviews.
In the Speech and Language classes a range of additional strategies are used to support the children, including Makaton signed speech, colour coding and an ICT word processing programme ‘Writing With Symbols.’