Lavender Hall Kindergarten endeavous to provide a warm welcome to all our children and their families. We strive to promote an atmosphere where children can thrive in a stimulating learning environment, encouraged by our fully qualified staff team, to develop as individuals and reach their full potential. We work closely with local Primary Schools and Special Educational Needs Schools, with the aim to facilitate a smooth transition for children on to their next educational adventure. Staff members regularly attend training to expand their professional qualifications and will seek further training to be as inclusive as possible for all SENDs.
Lavender Hall provides and supports special educational needs and ensuring they are supported.
Our dedicated SEN co-ordinator is Deborah Graham. Deborah holds all the operational policies which includes a broad balanced curriculum which provides the early identity of children's needs and well-being. We liaise and signpost and work with various practitioners within and outside the nursery. Parental involvement is adhered to when updating plans, resources and all general support. Training is accessible to all staff and updated with the support of the Principal. We accept all children/families with special needs at Lavender Hall. We exercise the rights of various diets, religions, cultures and see that all the children's needs are met, this includes disabled children with SEN.
Has regard for the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice.
Has a clear approach to identify, respond and meet children with SEN.
Involves and supports parents and their children.
Works with the local authority to ensure the best for SEN children and their families.
Regularly reviews and monitors our practice, provision and policy.
Applies SEN support to ensure early identification of children with SEN.
Ensures that parents are involved at all stages of the assessment, planning, provision and review of their child's special education.
Liaises and works with other agencies to help improve outcomes for children with SEN (e.g. speech and language therapists, health visitors)
Makes individual care plans to suit individual children's needs. Possess adaptable resources and equipment.