Knutsford Primary AcademyInspiring our children to be happy, successful learners and responsible citizens
January 12 2015

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

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Our Inclusion Co-ordinator – Mrs Sarah Denbigh

Mrs Denbigh is an experienced Inclusion Co-ordinator. She works very closely with each of the class teachers and helps to organise the additional intervention programmes with our support staff. If you want to talk about your child’s special educational needs please make an appointment to see her.  Mrs Denbigh is in school all day on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

You can contact Mrs Denbigh via the school office – either pop in to the office, phone us or email admin@knutsfordprimaryacademy.org.uk

Support for Parents

Schools are regularly informed of a variety of support sessions across the county for parents of children with Special Educational Needs. Below is a list of current courses and sessions that are running.

To book onto a course or session, please contact the providers directly. All the information is available on the flyers.

Spring Term 2022:

February 2022 Parent Network Sessions

March 2022 Parent Network Sessions

Bringing up confident children for parents of children with ADHD/ASD January to March 2022 (Evening Sessions)

Bringing up confident children for parents of children with ADHD/ASD January to March 2022 (Daytime Sessions)

Talking Families – Supporting Links Online Parenting Courses

Talking Dads – Supporting Links Online Parenting Courses

Talking Additional Needs – Supporting Links Online Parenting Courses

Supporting Links Online Parenting Courses Booking Form

Managing Anger & Anxiety in your Primary Aged Child with SEND – Families in Focus

Parenting with Empathy – Parents & Carers of Primary Aged Children with SEND – Families in Focus

Natural Steps – A Six Week Protective Behaviours Programme – Natural Flair Coaching Limited

Beezee Families – Creating Healthier, Happier Families in Watford

Beezee Families – Worried About Child’s Weight Masterclass

Parent and Carer Support – Talking ASD & ADHD Workshops – Supporting Links (Additional Dates)

Anxiety and Resilience (three sessions course) – Bounce Forward

Raise Resilience (five sessions course) – Bounce Forward

Summer Term 2022:

Managing Anger & Anxiety in your Primary Aged Child with SEND – Families in Focus

Parenting with Empathy – Parents & Carers of Primary Aged Children with SEND – Families in Focus

Parenting Apart May 2022 – Putting Children First – Families in Focus

Parenting Apart June 2022 – Putting Children First – Families in Focus

Supporting Siblings of SEND Children May 2022 – Families in Focus

Supporting Siblings of SEND Children July 2022 – Families in Focus

Online Education Programme for Parents/Carers of Secondary School aged young people using CAMHS Clinic

A Complete Guide to Parenting Children with SEND (Zoom)

A Complete Guide to Parenting Children with SEND (Face to Face North Watford)

Handling Anger in your child with Autism/ADHD (Zoom)

Handling anger in your family

Sleep Solutions (Zoom)

Families Feeling Safe – Supporting Families with Protective Behaviours

Useful Websites

Department for Education gudiance for parents: guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25, from 1 September 2014.

Hertfordshire’s SEND Local Offer: an impartial and confidential information, advice and support service for parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), and young people and children with SEND.

www.autism.org.uk: information and support for people with autism and their families.

www.resourcesforautism.org.uk: information, support and activities for people with autism and their families

www.livingwithadhd.co.uk: information, support and resources about ADHD.

www.watfordmencap.org.uk: advice, information and support for people with learning difficulties.

www.ace-ed.org.uk: free and confidential information, advice and support for parents and carers of children with special educational needs.