My child has difficulties with Communication and Interaction

This can include:

  • Understanding language
  • Using language
  • Understanding how to communicate socially with other people
  • Conditions include: Specific Language Disorder, ASD/ASC (Autism), Asperger Syndrome, speech sound disorders/delay.
  • Please see separate section of the website for EAL (English as an Additional Language) services in the school.

 

What can The Priory offer?

All students at The Priory can access:

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and theme
  • Access to homework support clubs
  • Access to software packages such as Docs+
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.

 

Support for targeted groups of students may include:

  • Assessment and identification of language need
  • Learning Support Assistant provision in some lessons
  • Access to Speech, Language & Communication specialist HLTA.

 

Targeted individual support may include

As for all Priory students plus…

  • 1:1 session with a speech and language therapist.
  • 1:1 sessions with other specialist staff in the school, linked to other needs on ECHP (e.g. Nurture Group)
  • Access to Speech, Language & Communication specialist HLTA for 1:1 withdrawal sessions
  • Individual Learning Support Assistant provision in some lessons
  • On-going monitoring and regular feedback to parents and students (at least termly and including the Annual Review)
  • Exam Access Arrangements.
  • Post 16 transition support.