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Early Years

Intervention groups are used consistently throughout Nursery and Reception for targeting children with areas of concern. If parents have a concern they are welcome to discuss this at any time initially with their Childs Key person or class teacher and the SEN Team.

Interventions in Early Years:

  • 1-1 and small group Speech and language support

  • Speed sounds intervention groups. ( Reception)

  • Extra reading – 1-1 ( Reception)

  • Handwriting groups – multisensory.

  • Abacus Maths

  • Social skills group

Early Years Resources

The SEN budget is directly devolved to the school. Emphasis is placed on providing a broad, balanced, creative and differentiated curriculum; therefore money is allocated to provide a range of resources. These are allocated according to need and include ancillary help, speech and language therapist, teacher time and materials and ICT support.

Resources currently available within classrooms are:

  • Sloping boards for writing

  • Pencils and pencil grips

  • Different types of scissors

  • Outdoor learning

  • Role-play areas

  • Gross and fine motor skills equipment

  • Allotments and Poly tunnel

  • Visual timetables

  • Speech and language resources.

  • Ruth Miskin phonics flash cards and speed sound charts

  • ICT – specific Early years programmes


Overall School: 95%

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