Far Far Away, Beyond the Word Mountains

 

 

 

 Claire Binns

Ms Binns

SENCO

 

 

 

 

 

Tracey Thompson

Ms Thompson

Admin Support - SENCO

 

 

 

Ria Mills

Ms Mills

Assistant SENCO

 

 

 

 Mr Bracewell

Mr Bracewell

Teaching Assistant

 

 

 Ms Niazi

Ms Niazi

Teaching Assistant

 

 

Ms Riordan

Ms Riordan

Teaching Assistant

 

Ms Greaves

Ms Greaves

Teaching Assistant

 Mehjabeen Mohamed

Ms Mohamed

Teaching Assistant

 Ms Young

Ms Young

Teaching Assistant

  

Ms Campbell

Ms Campbell

Teaching Assistant

 

 Ms Sher

Ms Sher

Teaching Assistant

 

Laura Harris

Ms Harris

Teaching Assistant

 

 

 

     

 

SEN Information Report  SEN Support Overview          
SEN Policy                          

 

 

 

 

SEN Provision at Frederick Bremer 

 

SEN Provision at Frederick Bremer is led through the Student Services Department.

- We aim to ensure that students have the best start to their time at Frederick Bremer by:

- Providing additional transition experiences for Year 6 pupils with SEN.

- Assigning keyworkers to Year 6 pupils with SEN.

- Working closely with primary schools and parents to build an accurate picture of the child’s needs.

- Offering additional visits to parents and schools to further support the pupil.

 

Support in lessons

At Frederick Bremer all teachers are teachers of SEN and they personalise their lessons according to the pupils in their class. They know their pupils well and use the information they have gathered including from the parent to provide tailored support for all their pupils.

 

Additional support to make academic progress

 

- Small group sessions: e.g. handwriting, reading, numeracy, social skills, Speech and Language Groups etc.

- 1:1 sessions: for example, handwriting, reading, numeracy, social skills, Speech and Language Groups etc.

 

Support for communication and interaction needs 

Frederick Bremer employs a specialist Speech and Language Therapist to work with all our students who have communication and interaction groups, she carries out assessments and runs group and individual sessions to support our students in developing their speech and language skills.

 

Support for social, emotional and mental health needs

- Provision of stress management intervention.

- Referral to the school counsellor for 1:1 counselling.

- Keyworker advocacy and mentoring.

- Liaison with outside agencies including CAMHs/CFCS/Social Services/Alternative Provision settings.

 

Student Services Interventions

 

Homework Club: Daily support for SEN pupils, help from staff may focus on organisational skills or academic support in the LRC in completing homework.

GCSE Memory/Revision Support: Twice a week subject specific interventions for GCSE pupils to support in memory and recall.

Read Write Fresh Start: Uses a phonic approach to rescue your older children, aged 9-13, who are below expected standards in reading and writing.

Power of 2 - Power of 2 is essentially about putting in place the building blocks of numbers and developing skills with mental calculations. It includes;

- Access to full maths curriculum

- Building Blocks of numbers

- Development of mental calculation skills

 

Perform with Time - Perform with Time covers a huge range of information and skills which are all based around teaching pupils to tell the time. 

 

 

 

Supported Break and Lunch Club

Unstructured time can be stressful for ASC students so we offer daily supported break and lunch time activities that are fully staffed with specialist teaching assistants.

 

SEN lunch photo

 

Lego Club

Lego Therapy is offered weekly to allow students to explore their creativity in a supported environment with like-minded enthusiasts.

 

Leggo

 

Social Sports Clubs

Social Sports is a great way to keep healthy whilst building fine and gross motor skills as well as team building and communication skills. It is delivered in a supported environment and is fully staffed with specialist teaching assistants.

 

gardening

 

School Council

SEN students are fully included in all areas of school life including the school council, they attend meetings and contribute through the SEN representative.

 

Lego 3

 

Leadership Opportunities

SEN students are fully included in all areas of school life including representing the school at events such as Open Evenings and Parents Evenings. Students are fully trained to prepare them for adult life and employment.

 

 

Autism Support in Waltham Forest

 

http://www.autismsupport-wf.co.uk/links.asp

 

Waltham Forest Parents Forum, support and discussion for families in the borough:

 

www.walthamforestparentforum.com

  

Free Cinema tickets with CEA Card (Available for use at Empire Cinema, Walthamstow)

The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed by the Cinema Exhibitors’ Association (CEA) for UK cinemas. The scheme was introduced in 2004 and is one of the ways for participating cinemas to ensure they make reasonable adjustments for disabled guests when they go.

 

Telephone: 023 9224 8545

Website https://www.ceacard.co.uk

Name: CEA Card

Address: PO Box 212

Waterlooville

Postcode: PO7 6ZN

 

Dimensions (autism friendly cinema)

We offer Autism Friendly Screenings at over 250 cinemas in partnership with Cineworld, ODEON, Showcase and Vue cinemas. Every month, each participating cinema shows a different film from a selection of new releases and classics including Pixar animations, Disney adventures and many more films suitable for all age ranges. What makes the screenings autism…

Website www.dimensions-uk.org/

 

Max Card - Waltham Forest

The Max Card is a discount card for foster families and families of children with additional needs. Families simply show their Max Card upon entry to a venue in order to obtain free or discounted admission. The scheme is designed to help these families save.

Website www.mymaxcard.co.uk

 

The Thomas Centre

Thomas Centre provides a holiday facility in a safe, secure and non-judgmental environment for disabled children and young people. Recommended by parents/carers of disabled children and young people in Waltham Forest.

Telephone: 01507 363463

E-mailenquiries@thethomascentre.co.uk

Website www.thethomascentre.co.uk

 

Motivate East – Sports Disability Partnership:

There are several disability sports activities for young people and adults in the borough that are open to residents.

For details on the Motivate East programme please contact the Sports Development team on 020 8496 3695 or email Bisi Owolabi.

 

Local Swimming pools which all host fun swims , swim for all and specific SEN/Disability swims:

Leyton Leisure Centre:

763 High Road

Leyton

E10 5AB

For swimming times, prices and more information please go to

http://www.better.org.uk/leisure/leyton-leisure-centre

or call 020 8558 8858

 

Leytonstone Leisure Centre Swimming Pool:

Cathall Road, Leytonstone, E11 4LA

http://www.better.org.uk/leisure/leytonstone-leisure-centre

Or call 020 8539 8343

 

Waltham Forest Pool and Track (who host an SEN sports club on Sundays)

170 Chingford Road

Walthamstow

E17 5A

 

Leyton Green Respite Centre, London Borough of Waltham Forest

 

This much-used and essential site for disabled children started out with a small, underused back garden and a large car park, and ended up with a large garden area and a small car park. Who said there's no such thing as progress?

 

Director:  07968 783127

Email:  playgroundengineers@gmail.com

Address: Adventure Playground Engineers

Cody Dock

11c South Crescent

London

E16 4TL

 

All Ability Cycling

We have both an adults club and junior club running on alternate Saturdays. The adults club welcomes all abilities and has no upper age limit. On alternate Saturdays 1pm-3pm. The junior club is free to join for under 16s and is on alternate Saturdays 12-1pm.

 

Telephone: 0208 980 7998

E-mail: enquiries@bikework.org.uk

Address:

Victoria Park
Grove Road
London

Postcode:

E9 7DE

 

Grow Your Own Theatre

‘Grow Your Own Theatre’ is a place for young people (aged 3-19) in E17 to be creative to play, create and be themselves. We have performed at Arts and Crust cafe, The Rose and Crown Theatre pub and as part of the Street17 festival - and had lots of giggles.

Telephone: 0774 034 3240

E-mail: sarah@gyot.org.uk

Website: www.growyourowntheatre.co.uk/.../contact.html

 

Zinc

Zinc is an arts organization which exists to advance and promote the creativity, culture and heritage of disabled young people and adults and socially excluded groups, for the benefit of all. We strive to be a centre of excellence:  Generating 'pathways' within the arts.

 

Telephone: 01277 365 626

E-mail

heather.stradling@zincarts.org.uk

Website

www.zincarts.org.uk

Name: Zinc

Address:

Great Stony
High Street
Chipping Ongar

Postcode:

CM5 0AD

 

 

 

 

www.walthamforestparentforum.com


Waltham Forest Parent Forum (WFPF) is a friendly, VOLUNTARY group of parents and carers of disabled children and young people aged from 0 to 25 in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

 

walthamforest.childrensservicedirectory.org.uk


Child and Family Consultation Services (Mental Health Service, CFCS or CAMHS). The Child and Family Consultation Services (CFCS) are Waltham Forest's area based specialist mental health team providing support to children, young people and their families.

 

www.wfda.org.uk

 


Dyslexia support, training and screening for young people and adults in Waltham Forest

 

walthamforest.childrensservicedirectory.org.uk


The Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities (SFSC) programme is a community based programme specifically designed to promote some of the protective factors associated with 'good parenting'.

 

walthamforest.childrensservicedirectory.org.uk


LBWF Targeted Youth Support Service - This service brings together the following areas: the youth service, the teenage pregnancy service, information, advice and guidance services

 

 

www.nasen.org.uk


Nasen is the UK’s leading organisation supporting those who work with or care for children and young people with special and additional educational needs and disabilities.

 

www.autism.org.uk


Provide information support and pioneering services and campaign for a better world for people with Autism.

 

www.youngminds.org.uk/for_parents


Offer free, confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25

 

www.signs4life.org


Signs4Life is leading efforts towards a society in which deaf and disabled people have full access and are working hard to raise the public and political awareness of disability provision.

 

kidshealth.org


On-line information and resources for parents and young people in all areas of health.

 

 

 

 

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