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Slyne-With-Hest St Luke's Church of England Primary School

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Image result for teacher and child cartoon imageMrs Waterhouse is the schools co-ordinator for Special Needs - also known as the SENCo. She is the first point of contact for parents with any queries in relation to their child's additional needs. She can be contacted via the school office Monday - Friday or can be emailed : 


All our work is under the umbrella of the new 2014 Special Needs Code of Practice. 


In school we have a range of support staff who offer additional support e.g. auditory memory groups, 1:1 speech and language input, nurture work and support for visually and hearing impaired children.


We have recently supported children with:

  • Visual impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Emotional Needs
  • Learning Needs

‚ÄčIn this work we have input from:

  • Inclusion Solutions (MLD / VI / HI/ ASC)
  • Educational Psychologists
  • Lancashire Traded SEN Services
  • Speech and Language Therapy Team

The above flowchart details the process we follow in school for the identification and support of children with Special Educational Needs. 

 Special Needs Policy November 2023

Local Offer

Annual SEN Information Report November 2023

Supporting Children with Medical Needs

Listed below are a few links to websites that you may find useful. If you have any concerns about your child's progress at school please contact Mrs Waterhouse.

Take a look at a wealth of information related to Special Educational Needs on this website specifically for parents:



Lancashire County Council offer a support service for parents of childen with SEND:

In Key Stage 2 some of our children use IDL Cloud, a ICT based literacy support programme specifically designed to support children with dyslexic type tendencies. This programme can also be accessed at home.

For information relating to Dyslexia:

An interesting site supporting parents and those who work with children with Speech and Language difficulties:

For information relating to supporting children with hearing impairment:

For information relating to supporting children with a visual impairment:

A useful site supporting parents of children with Autism:

Lancashire Parent Partnership:

Accessibility Plan 2022 - 2025