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The Newcastle Families United Parent Carer Forum would like to invite you to the 10th Annual Parent Carer Conference on Wednesday 8 November 2017 from 10.00 until 1.00pm followed by lunch.

We will be in the Banqueting Suite at Newcastle’s Civic Centre. This years conference will be a reflection and celebration of 10 years of the Parent Carer Conference.

Andy Walker an insprirational key note speaker will be joining us to share his story which will move you, motivate you but most importantly inspire you and your child or young person to reach their potential and to live their dreams!

To book a place please contact Children with Disabilities Team on 0191 2774700.

Closing date for booking a place will be 27th October 2017 book early to avoid disappointment.

Please find attatched the Draft Agenda. We are looking forward to seeing you on the day.

Kind regards

Sharon Hand on behalf of Newcastle Families United


Heaton Manor School is a fully inclusive school. We ensure that all pupils achieve their potential personally, socially, emotionally and academically, in all areas of the curriculum (regardless of their gender, ethnicity, social background, religion, sexual identity, physical ability or educational needs). We strive for an education for all pupils, that enables them to be creative, inquisitive, compassionate and successful young people, through a curriculum that is rich, exciting, innovative and varied.

This document is intended to give families general information regarding the ways in which we support our pupils with Special Educational Need (SEN) to reach their potential. The strategies, resources and support explained are continually developed and our provision modified to provide for the changing requirements of individuals. We embrace the fact that every child is unique and therefore will receive provision and support to reflect their individual needs.

A child or young person has SEN if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her. A child of compulsory school age or a young person has a learning difficulty or disability if he or she: has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of others of the same age, or has a disability which prevents or hinders him or her from making use of facilities of a kind generally provided for others of the same age in mainstream schools.

When a student is identified as having SEN, we use specific needs based plans, pupil profiles and resources which help support their development, address areas of concern and increase progress. The school has developed a dedicated SEN and Student Support Team with a variety of skills and knowledge to support your child. In addition to the SEN Coordinator (SENCO) this team consists of; a Deputy SENCO, SEN Governor, Specialist SEN teacher, a team of Higher level Teaching Assistants and a team of Learning Support Assistants. The SEN team also links closely with Pastoral teams and the Well Being Centre to provide further pastoral and medical support.

Other documentation such as our SEN & Disability Policy and Accessibilty Plan are available in the Policies section of the School website.

If you would like further information as to what the school can offer please contact Director of Inclusion/SENDCO, Chris Aitken, on 281 8486 or email: caitken@heatonmanor.net

Please refer to the individual categories for specific strategies and resources provided at Heaton Manor School. Alternatively you can download the SEN Information Report.

Contact Us

Heaton Manor School & Sixth Form
Jesmond Park West
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tel: +44(0)191 2818486
Fax: +44(0)191 2810381

Email Admin (Mrs Burn):-admin@heatonmanor.newcastle.sch.uk

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