Special Educational Needs and Disability

At Warwick Community Playschool, we welcome children from all backgrounds.  We are fortunate to have a highly qualified and experienced team.  We have a SEN committee (SENCOM) which is built up of the SENCO and a member of each room team.  The team have had training in using the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Makaton as additional communication systems.  The team also have training in supporting families who have English as a Second Language, British Values and supporting Physical Development amongst others.  

We believe that every child has the right to access a curriculum that supports their individual needs, this is the same for every child within our setting.  Our aim is to treat each child equitably.

We follow the SEND code of practice as well as the Early Years

​Foundation Stage Curriculum and advice from other services

to support the children in our care.  We may use additional

tracking and monitoring techniques to support children

to reach their full potential.  These may include:

  • A Portage Tracker
  • An Every Child a Talker (ECAT) Tracker
  • An English as an Additional Language Tracker

We have also successfully claimed additional funding in

our setting based on individual needs so that we can provide

the support they need.

What support is there if my child has special education needs or a disability (SEND) in Northamptonshire?

The local
 portage team supports children aged 0-4 who have additional educational needs, developmental delay or disability. They help empower and support families and early years settings, pre-schools, playgroups, nurseries and childminders.
Local Offer is a directory of local and national services for children and young people (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.
Northants Parents Forum Group is a parent led support group that represents the views of parents of children with SEND.

The Information Advice Support Service has a wealth of advice to support families.

The SENCOM and the room teams work with children to support their individual needs and seek out the best support, including working with other professionals, to ensure that our children reach their full potential.  

Contact the playschool on 01933 279266 or office@warwickplayschool.co.uk

Warwick Community Playschool

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