The school has a well-established Special Needs policy. Teachers will consult with parents about any specific learning difficulties your child may experience.
The school follows the Local Education Authority procedures for referral to outside specified agencies, such as the Educational Welfare Officer, Language and Numeracy Support Service, Speech and Language Therapy, and the Educational Psychologist.
There is a Code of Practice detailing graduated stages of support. The school employs a Special Needs teacher to support children with their individual education plans. There is a Special Needs Co-ordinator and a Special Needs Governor.
Children should not arrive in school before 8.30am. A bus and taxis are provided by the Local Education Authority for all eligible children. At the end of the school day, the teachers put appropriate children on the bus and ensure that all children are safely met at the school gates.
There are no school lunches; all children will need a lunch box and drink. At play times, children are encouraged to bring a healthy snack of fruit - confectionery of any kind is not permitted.