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Learning for the 21st Century

Special Education Needs and Disabilities

At Windhill21, we are committed to giving all children equal access to the curriculum.  In order to do this we aim to identify early those children who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), in accordance with the SEND Code of Practice.

We put in place appropriate provision to ensure the needs of pupils with SEND are met through individual programmes of work and supported throughout to ensure that they make the expected progress. Please see our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities policy and Windhill21's SEND Information Report 2017 document for more detailed information. 

In addition, as part of the SEN reforms, Hertfordshire County Council has to provide access to information of what is on offer across the county.  The purpose of the local offer is to provide clear, comprehensive and accessible information about the support and opportunities that are available for all children and young people with SEND aged 0-25 and their families (not just those who have an education, health and care plan).  Please follow the links below for further information on Hertfordshire's Offer: 

Hertfordshire Local offer
Hertfordshire Quality SEND Offer
Windhill21's Statement of support for the Quality SEND Offer

For impartial information, advice and support for parents of children with special educational needs (SEN), and children & young people with SEN, via telephone, email and in person click the logo below.

SENDIASS

Below are some useful links to technology to help with additional needs.

Click below for iPad Apps for Children with Dyslexia and Reading and Writing Difficulties

Website with further sugggestions:

http://www.apps4primaryschools.co.uk/apps/android/

This website offers a free font to download to help children with Dyslexia read from computer screens easier and is recommended by the British Dyslexia Association.

http://opendyslexic.org/download/