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SENCo: Miss Natalie Kingshott

SEND at Calveley Primary Academy

At Calveley Primary Academy, our SENCO and whole school team are here to ensure that our children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) reach their full potential.

Our SENCO, works alongside our children, parents, wider school team and professionals to ensure that children with SEND at Calveley achieve their very best possible educational and other outcomes, and that our children become confident individuals armed with the skills required for successful transition into adulthood.

In addition to focused support aimed at specific educational outcomes, the SENCO and wider team support children to: make their own choices, help to prepare them for better transition between life stages, grow their independence, promote participation in wider society and place importance on keeping healthy.

For further information around our current offer for SEND, please download the SEND information report. For all SEND policies please click on policies tab above and go to additional needs policies.

Who is the SENCO at Calveley Primary Academy?

The SENCO, or Special Educational Needs Coordinator, at Calveley Primary Academy is Miss Natalie Kingshott.
Miss Natalie Kingshott is a qualified teacher with 13 years' experience leading and teaching across the primary age range. She holds the National Award for Special Educational Needs and has worked as a SENCO at a range of Cheshire schools.

The SENCO's role encompasses:
* Overseeing the day to day operation of the school's Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) policy to make sure that all children receive a consistent high quality response to meet their specific needs.
* Coordinating support (or provision) for children with special educational needs and disabilities, ensuring that provision is in place and fully supports individual children in meeting their key, long term outcomes.
* Working alongside children, parents and carers to co-produce individualised support and provision within school.
* Working with the wider staff team to support and advise on the 'Graduated Approach,' i.e. how best to support pupils across the continuum of need, from Universal to Complex requirements, and to provide continual professional development to ensure that staff are well supported to
* Confidently meet the needs of pupils with SEND.
* Acting as key contact for liaison with other professionals, agencies and organisations who can provide specialist support for specific needs and requirements.
* Work with the management team to advise on the deployment of school's budget and resources.

If you would like to chat to the SENCO regarding your child, then please email directly to the SENCO and Miss Kingshott will make contact as soon as possible. Alternatively, you can call or pop into the School Office who will then make contact with her.

Please do not hesitate to make contact our SENCO, Miss Kingshott, no matter how small the issue ... she will be happy to support!

Useful Links

Cheshire East Livewell site -What is the local offer ( This has up-to-date information from Cheshire East about their offer to all SEND children and families.

Cheshire East SEND toolkit -SEND toolkit (

Department For Education DFE Code of Practice

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