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Red Oak Primary School

The community school where we learn together and grow as one.

Also has a maintained nursery school/class for 3-5 year olds.

Who to contact

Name
Heather Madsen
Position
Head Teacher
Telephone
01502 573509
Email
office@redoakprimary.org
Website
http://www.redoakprimaryschool.co.uk

Additional contact

Additional Website
Suffolk County Council website

Where to go

Address
Southwell Road
Lowestoft
Suffolk
Postcode
NR33 0RZ
Area served
Lowestoft

Other details

Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11)
School Transport assistance
Find out more about home to school transport
School Type
Primary
School Status
Academy
Academy Sponsor/Trust
Active Learning Trust
Ofsted
View the latest Ofsted Inspection Report
DfE Number
2014
Last Updated
14/04/2016

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Experience of including people with special educational needs and disabilities

At Red Oak Primary School we are committed to providing a balanced and rich curriculum for all. Details of our commitment can been found in the information on our website.

What types of special needs support are available for my child in school?

Class teacher input through targeted high quality teaching

Specific group work with a small group of children

Specific group / 1 to 1 intervention, which may be run by outside agencies

 Adapted curriculum

Who are the best people to talk to about my child’s difficulties with learning/ special needs?

  1. Class teacher
  2. SENCo
  3. Headteacher
  4. Governors

If you need further advice the school Family Support Worker Mrs Reeve is available for support.

How will my child be included at school life?

Welcome meeting

Tour of the school

Meet the new teacher day

Transition booklet

Strong links with local high schools to manage transition

Lunchtime nurture

Breakfast & after school club

Clubs

Regular staff training in response to pupils needs

Can this school meet my child’s needs?

Every child’s needs are considered on an individual basis

  • Speech, Language and Communication
  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Behaviour and Social Skills
  • Social, mental and emotional health
  • Sensory and/ or Physical (including Vision & Hearing)
     

What are the arrangements for making complaints, for the resolution of disagreements, mediation, and parents and young people’s right to appeal?

School complaints procedure

Where else can I find support and information?

  • Access unlimited www.accessunlimitedsuffolk.co.uk  
  •   If you need support accessing this information a member of the Family Engagement Team will be happy to support
  • Parent partnership
  • School Health
  • GP
  • Autism Suffolk
  • Children’s centre
  • Family Engagement Team
  • Common Assessment Form (CAF)
     

How does the school communicate with me?
 

  • Parents meetings
  • Class workshops
  • Review meetings with SENCo
  • Newsletter
  • Website
  • Twitter
  • Parent mail (email & text)
  • Meetings with outside agencies
  • Annual Reports

 

How well do Special Educational Needs and Disabilities  pupils do in our school?

Speak to SENCo & Assessment Co-ordinator http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/provider/ELS/124635

How does the school identify and assess children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities?

Information from:

  • Parents/ carers
  • Pupils
  • Outside agencies
  • Assessment
  • Education and Healthcare needs assessment
Contact
Mrs Zeegan Warne
Telephone
01502573509
Email
office@redoakprimary.org
Links
Read Oak Primary School SEN information

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