StanleyPrimary School

Learning with Confidence Together

How are parents of children with SEND supported and consulted regarding progress in school?

  • We strive to create an ethos of collaborative working between parents, pupils and staff. We encourage an open dialogue between parents and staff so that we can work together to best meet the needs of your child and to share information about what is working well at home and school so strategies can be shared.
  • All parents of pupils at Stanley Primary School are invited to discuss the progress of their children twice a year and receive a written report once per year.
  • The class teacher is regularly available to discuss your child’s progress or any concerns you may have
  • Homework will be adjusted as needed to your child’s individual needs. Parents/carers are encouraged to feedback any challenges regarding homework to the class teacher.
  • A home/school contact book may be used to support communication with you, when this has been agreed to be useful for you and your child. We welcome communication about shared strategies or techniques that you feel may be helpful for your child in school.
  • As part of our normal teaching arrangements, all pupils will access some additional   teaching/support to help them catch-up if the progress monitoring indicates that this is necessary; this will not necessarily imply that the pupil has a special educational need. 
  • If following this normal provision improvements in progress are not seen, we will contact parents to discuss the use of internal or external assessments which will help us to address these needs better.  From this point onwards, the pupil will be identified as having special educational needs because special educational provision is being made and the parent will be invited to all planning and reviews of this provision.
  • Parents will be actively supported to contribute to assessment, planning and review. This is called the ‘Assess-Plan-Do-review Cycle’. Reviews take place 3 times within the school year with the SENDCO/Class teacher.
  • In addition to this, parents of pupils with an Education, Health and Care Plan will be invited to contribute to and attend an annual review, which, wherever possible will also include other agencies involved with the pupil. Parents will also have regular opportunities to talk to their child’s allocated teaching assistant
  • All information from outside professionals will be discussed with you with the person involved directly, or where this is not possible, in a report.
  • The SENDCO will share information with you about local support groups, courses for parents and holiday activities that are relevant to your child’s needs. This information can also be found on the Local Authority’s ‘local offer' website


End of Spring Term is Thursday 28 March and school finishes at 14.00 * * * * * If you have a safeguarding concern about a child please contact the Single Point of Access on 020 8547 5008