Latest News
  • Welcome to Ravenscroft Primary School

SEND

SEND provision for Children and Young People at Ravenscroft Primary School

 

Ravenscroft Primary School is a mainstream school where we combine outstanding standards of educational attainment with a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities.  We encourage our pupils to see themselves not just as being part of, and contributing to, our school community but to London, their city.

Ravenscroft is growing rapidly - we are now a three form entry school.  We are proud of all our pupils and they are proud of our school.  Many of our pupils are with us from Nursery to Y6 but we  warmly welcome the pupils who join us at different stages in their school career.

We place great emphasis on supporting our pupils to develop their resilience and on encouraging them to become aspirational.  Our motto is at the heart of everything we do in school and we expect our pupils to explore, achieve and fly!

 

Simon Bond

Head Teacher

 

SEN provision for Children and Young People at Ravenscroft Primary School

  

As part of the Children and Families Act 2014, Local Authorities are required to publish a ‘Local Offer’ which sets out support that is available for children and young people with SEN in the local area.

 

Newham’s Local Offer is available on the Newham Website and tells parents how to access services in their area and what to expect from these services.

 

Alongside this, schools are required to publish information about their arrangements for identifying, assessing and making provision for pupils with SEN.

 

This is the Local offer for Ravenscroft Primary school. It describes the arrangements we make that are ‘additional’ and ‘different’ for pupils with SEN. This information has been produced together with parents, carers and our children and young people and will be reviewed annually.

 

 Please click here for Newham's Local Offer

 

 

As of September 2018, Ravenscroft Primary School will have 11 places for children with ASC (as part of the Resource Provision), which are allocated to the school by Newham SEN section.  Placements are determined by a multi-disciplinary advisory panel - all of these children join us in Reception.  These learners are part of their class and additional provisions specific to their needs are offered by a specialist team.

Any application received by the Local Authority for a child with an Educational, Health and Care Plan (EHCP), seeking a place in Ravenscroft, will be referred directly to the Head Teacher and the Governing Body for consultation.  The final decision regarding a placement will have regard for the Children and Families Act (2014) and will have the name the school preferred by the parents provided it is suitable to the child's age, ability and aptitude and SEN set out in the EHCP; that the child's attendance at the school is not incompatible with the efficient education of other children in the school and that the placement is an efficient use of the Local Authority's resources.

As a school we work hard to support children's holistic development and remove barriers to achievement so that all pupils can participate fully in the life of the school.

 

To do this, we:

  • Set suitable leaving challenges
  • Respond to pupils' diverse learning needs
  • Value all students and staff equally
  • Increase the participation of students in (and reduce their exclusion from), the culture, curriculum and community of the school
  • View the difference between students as resources to support learning, rather that as problems to overcome

 

Ravenscroft aims to ensure that:

Pupils explore, connect and contribute!

 

  • all pupils are happy, confident and included in every area of school life
  • all pupils access and explore a multi-sensory learning environment (indoor and outdoor) that is attractive, friendly and safe
  • staff teams work in partnership with families and carers
  • all pupils build strong relationships with staff and have a real sense of shared responsibility
  • all staff reflect on how children communicate through behaviour, and respond flexibly and creatively to challenges
  • all pupils contribute to, and enjoy being part of, the wider community
  • a specialist ASC teacher (who only works specifically with the children named as part of the Resource provision) and therapists work with teams to assess pupils' specific needs and provide appropriate  interventions and advice

 

As a pupil at Ravenscroft Primary School, I can expect to...

 

  • be welcomed and appreciated as a valued member of my class
  • enjoy and explore the world around me, both in school and on visits
  • take part in curriculum activities that are purposeful and meaningful for me
  • develop ways of communicating and interacting with others that are mutually effective and enjoyable
  • learn how to regulate my sensory and emotional needs
  • be given every opportunity to become an independent learner
  • be creative and imaginative, motivated by my interests and self-confidence
  • use technology and lots of different resources and locations to enhance my learning
  • be supported to develop socially, morally, emotionally and physically
  • feel included and understood and know that my opinions count

 

As a school we work hard to support children's holistic development and remove barriers to achievement so that all pupils can participate fully in the life of the school.

To do this, we

  • Set suitable learning challenges.
  • Respond to pupils' diverse learning needs.
  • Value all students and staff equally.
  • Increase the participation of students in (and reduce their exclusion from), the culture, curriculum and community of school.
  • View the difference between students as resources to support learning, rather than as problems to be overcome.
  • We have a resourced provision for pupils on the autistic spectrum.

 

The Ravenscroft Autism Provision aims to ensure that:

Pupils with autism explore, connect and contribute!

  • pupils with autism are happy, confident and included in every area of school life
  • all pupils access and explore a multi-sensory learning environment (indoor and outdoor) that is attractive, friendly and safe
  • class teachers and supporting staff are trained and experienced in meeting the needs of pupils with autism
  • staff teams work in partnership with families and carers
  • a specialist autism teacher and therapists work with teams to assess the pupil’s specific needs and provide appropriate interventions and advice 
  • pupils with autism build strong relationships with staff and have a real sense of shared responsibility
  • all staff reflect on how children communicate through behaviour, and respond flexibly and creatively to challenges
  • pupils with autism contribute to, and enjoy being part of, the wider community

 

As a pupil with autism at Ravenscroft Primary School, I can expect to...

  • be welcomed and appreciated as a valued member of my class
  • enjoy and explore the world around me, both in school and on visits
  • take part in curriculum activities that are purposeful and meaningful for me
  • develop ways of communicating and interacting with others that are mutually effective and enjoyable
  • learn how to regulate my sensory and emotional needs
  • be given every opportunity to become an independent learner
  • be creative and imaginative, motivated by my interests and self-confidence
  • use technology and lots of different resources and locations to enhance my learning
  • be supported to develop socially, morally, emotionally and physically
  • feel included and understood and know that my opinions count

back to top