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At Abbeyfield we are passionate about all students having an Inclusive and supported curriculum. At the heart of our practice is a focus on ensuring that students are able to access a broad and balanced curriculum. The Inclusion offer is made up of an Educational Suppo

rt Department, The Success Centre, EAL Support, in class support and a focus on quality first teaching to provide scaffolding and ensure a good learning environment for all students.

Expertise and a plethora of skills run through educational support, the team includes an Assistant Principal of Inclusion, a SENCo and two Deputy SENCOs and 10 highly and diversely experienced Teaching Assistants.

  • For information on the Northamptonshire County Council Local SEN Offer, please click 
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  • To read or download our Special Education Needs and Disability Policy (SEND), please see the attachment below
  • To read our latest SEND Information Report, please see attachment below.

A wide range of Inclusion staff help and support students with a variety of additional needs. These include learning, emotional and social difficulties as well as physical and sensory impairment. Support is delivered with specific targets, which students receive through both individual withdrawal lessons and in-class support, across the curriculum. In addition, we offer small group work and intervention support for students who require extra support with key areas of their learning.

We also have an Inclusion Assistant who provides specific support to students who speak English as an additional language; this is delivered through both in-class support and withdrawal lessons.

As a department, we take great pride in offering educational and pastoral support to meet individual student needs, so that all students can achieve to the best of their ability.

We have attached the latest copy of our latest Accessibilty Audit - which outlines our endeavours to ensure that our school is accessible and inclusive for everyone.

Please also find a letter which provides an update on the schools' approach to using coloured paper for some students and recommendations to address this issue moving forward.