The role of the school Special Education Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator is a shared role between Miss Rebekah Fielding and Mrs Andrea Horrocks.  Mrs Horrocks is also the Child & Family Support Advisor.


Please click on the following link for a brief overview  SEND Information for Parents.

You may also be interested to read SEND Information Report 2016

For a more detailed description of the SEND Provision please click the following link SEND Local Offer


Information for Parents

SEND terms you may come across

SEND – Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

LDD – Learning Difficulties and/or Disability

SENDCo – Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator. The person responsible for the overview and organisation of Special Needs and Disability throughout the school.

SEND Register – List of children who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Individual plans. All Plans are tailored to the child’s needs. Targets are set and a TA works with the child to achieve them. They are reviewed a least three times a year and are always discussed with. Terms used include:

IPP – Individual Pupil Plan
IEP – An Individual Educational Plan
CAF – Common Assessment Framework
TAF Plan – Team Around the Family Plan

TA – Teaching Assistant

School Support – is the term that refers to both of the following:

School Action – The first stage on the SEND register. When a child’s needs cannot be met by differentiation in the class teaching an assessment is made and an IEP written.
School Action Plus – If a child does not make progress then additional advice is sought from an outside agency.

Education and Health Care Plan (EHC Plan) – The outcome of a Statutory Assessment. If a child has a range of complex needs and there is multi-agency involvement, the school can apply for a Statutory Assessment. The EHC Plan will set out the needs and targets for the child and type of support required.

Main Categories on the SEND register

C & L – Cognition and Learning
SE & MH – Social, Emotional and Mental Health
C – Communication
S & P – Sensory and Physical

Main Outside Agencies

SLCN Speech and Language Therapy Department
EP Educational Psychologist
OT Occupational Therapy
IDSS Inclusion, Disability and Support Service
ELCAS East Lancashire Child and Adolescent Service (Mental Health)

• Tor View School Inclusion Service
• Clinical Psychology Service
• Paediatric Department
• Audiology Service