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SEND – Special Educational Needs and/or Disability


Long Bennington Church of England Academy Padlet


Welcome to the Long Bennington SEND padlet! Here you will find a variety of resources, information and links to help support your child's needs at home. Scroll right to find the various areas of need, once you're at a section scroll up and down to find resources


SEND Padlet


What is SEND?

You may hear schools, other parents and professionals talking about SEND - but what does it mean?

 SEND stands for  Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and having any of these can affect a child or young person’s ability to learn. Your child or a child you know may have difficulties in these areas:

  • behaviour or ability to socialise, for example they struggle to make friends
  • reading and writing, for example because they have dyslexia or a delay in their learning
  • ability to understand things
  • concentration levels, for example because they have ADHD
  • physical ability to undertake tasks both at classroom level or in sports or play.

Who to talk to

If you think your child may have special educational needs, we have an active SEND team in school who will be happy to discuss your concerns.


We have two SEDNCO's in school who are Mrs Fraser and Mrs Jones


Come and talk to us if you think your child needs any of the following help:


  • a special learning programme
  • extra help from a teacher or assistant
  • to work in a smaller group
  • observation in class or at break     
  • help taking part in class activities
  • extra encouragement in their learning, eg to ask questions or to try something they find difficult
  • help communicating with other children
  • support with physical or personal care difficulties, eg eating, getting around school safely or using the toilet


There is a document provided by the government that might give you some further reading if you are interested or concerned. Please follow this link:


This is a link to the Local Authority SEND Local Offer: 


Please see our Local SEND Policy here.