Students identified with SEND are able to access the general curriculum within the Academy, achieved by using a range of strategies designed to meet the needs of individual students. This includes a range of 1:1 and small group interventions, including both direct teaching and the use of computer software. The Inclusion department also provides some in-class support, working with teachers across a number of subjects. Students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs are also able to access support from Mrs Bradley at Compass. Students with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) needs are also able to access support from Mrs Hussain at The Link. Here students may receive targeted 1:1 interventions or participate in small group work.
Documents and Links
Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust highly values a holistic approach to supporting SEND students. We are working collaboratively with external organisations to promote a range of SEND opportunities for students and their families.
Please see the Academy’s SEND Information Report below or contact Miss Deb German (SENCo).
Meet the Team
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
Funding for families with Happy Days Children’s Charity
Dudley Special Educational Needs & Disability Information, Advice and Support Service
Dudley Parent Carer Forum Survey
Dudley Parent Carer Forum are currently running their annual survey of SEND services. This is a completely independent survey, designed for parent carers of children or young people aged 0-25, looking at a range of education, health and social care services across the borough. Parent Carers are invited to share their views, letting us know about the services that are doing well, and those that may need to improve. We had a fantastic response last year and the results of this provided us with some very important data which has enabled us to push for change where this is needed.
The survey takes around 10-15 minutes to complete.
Post-16 event for Young People with SEND
On Wednesday 22nd November 2023, Dudley SENDIASS will host its market-place event to support young people with SEND into post-16 transition. This is designed with young people in mind from Year 9 onwards, aged 14 to 25 with SEND, with or without an EHCP.
The event will be held at Dudley College, with timed sessions throughout the day starting at 9.30am.
Dudley Special Educational Needs & Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) will be hosting a number of workshops and sessions throughout the Autumn term.
All sessions are delivered on MS Teams.