Who can I contact for further information?
If you have any concerns about your child’s progress or wish to discuss their special needs, do not hesitate to contact a member of the team.
Your child’s teacher is always the first person who you should contact if you have any concerns about your child. This can be done by contacting the school office or by using the class teacher's email.
Nursery - Mrs Hodgson email@example.com
Reception - Mrs Alexander firstname.lastname@example.org
Year 1 - Mrs Davis email@example.com
Year 2 - Miss Vine firstname.lastname@example.org
Year 3 - Miss Dance email@example.com
Year 4 - Mrs Dunne firstname.lastname@example.org
Year 5 - Mr Fanshaw email@example.com
Year 6 - Mrs Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
Miss Le Gassicke can be contacted on email@example.com or call on 01923 262340
We care about what you think.
Each day the staff at St Paul's school make many decisions and work hard to do the best for all children. Your comments - either positive or negative - are helpful for future planning. Compliments can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see our Complaints Policy (which is available on the school website) for information on how to provide your input.
Other organisations who can help are:
• Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) - An impartial service funded by Hertfordshire County Council. Their expertise and training in special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and disagreement resolution help them to help parents. They offer a personalised, confidential service to help parents understand how special educational needs are assessed and managed so that they can make informed decisions about their child’s education. Tel: 01992-555847 Email: sendiass@Hertfordshire.gov.uk Website: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/microsites/local-offer/support/sendiass.aspx
• Hertfordshire Local Offer - The Local Offer lets parents and young people know what special educational needs and disabilities services are available in Hertfordshire and who can access them. Local authorities must publish a Local Offer, setting out in one place information about provision they expect to be available across education, health and social care for children and young people in their area who have SEN or are disabled, including those who do not have Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP). https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/microsites/local-offer/the-hertfordshire-local-offer.aspx Hertfordshire County Council – Information on admissions etc.
Information, Advice and Support Services - Children and young people is a services and support network who listen to your questions and try to offer useful advice and information. The staff at the service know a lot about: Your rights to support; What the law is; What to do if you have problems getting the support you need (https://cyp.iassnetwork.org.uk/).
• KIDS - A national charity providing a wide range of support services to disabled children, young people and their families. The HUBs offer information and support for parents and carers of disabled children and young people aged 0-19 in Hertfordshire (https://www.kids.org.uk).