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** New Inclusion/SEND Structures for Cumbria **

InclusionSENDStructure[PDF 224KB]                               Updated 6th May 2021              InclusionSocial CareStructure[PDF 199KB]                                Updated…

Autism - Approaches and Strategies

Supporting Children and Young People with Autism in Your School General advice for SENCos to share with school staff Children and young people with an autism spectrum condition have been and can be successfully included within mainstream schools. This has been most successful where schools…

Bereavement - Resources for Families

The pain of loss can feel overwhelming, but support is available if you are finding it hard to cope.   We hope that the below resources will help you through a difficult time.

Bereavement in Educational Settings - A Guide for Schools

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION Sudden and Traumatic Death and Bereavement Guide for Schools [PDF 3,948kb] The guidance uses the experience of schools, both locally and nationally who have been through a critical incident. The information contained in this guidance is intended to enable schools to manage their…

Bereavement Support across Cumbria - Support Everyone can Access

The death of a loved one can be among the most difficult moments that any of us will face in our lives, and it often falls on those closest to the deceased and grieving the most to organise the funeral. The Government have produced a…

Bereavement Support in Cumbria

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION The unexpected death of a pupil, member of staff or a close relative of a student is a terrible time for everyone. School can become a very important “safe place” for everyone involved. The following provides advice and resources as to the…

Blind and Visually Impaired

Difficulties with vision take many forms with widely differing implications for a pupil's education. They range from relatively minor and remediable conditions to total blindness. Some children are born blind or vision impaired whilst others lose their sight as a result of accident or illness.…

BVI - Assessment Tools

Introduction Most children and young people with a severe or profound visual impairment will usually have been identified by medical professionals and should be known to the SEND Teaching Support Team. Assessments will be selected to enable the Specialist Advisory Teacher of Children and Young…

BVI - Classroom Strategies

The class teacher and Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) need the following information so that a working environment for a vision impaired pupil can be planned: Distance and near vision wearing glasses if prescribed and how it can be improved with low vision aids 'Working…
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