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Welcome to Easterside Academy

"Giving the Chance to Shine"

SEND

Easterside’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) means that all children at Easterside will be fully supported in their learning development.

All schools are supported to be as inclusive as possible, with the needs of pupils’ with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible.

The four broad ‘areas of need’ are defined as:

Communication and Interaction, Cognition and Learning, Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties, and Sensory and Physical Needs.

Easterside Academy is a mainstream primary school with a 26 place Nursery. The Academy also houses a High Needs Base (HNB) which provides education for 12 children with Special Educational Needs. The HNB pupils are allocated a place by process of a panel meeting at the Local Authority (LA), Middlesbrough Borough Council.

Our school SENCo (special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) is currently Mrs Linacre, however we have a SEND Team approach at Easterside Academy and any member of the team is able to support children and families. An appointment can be made with any member of the team through our school office.

SENCO  Mrs Linacre
Shadowing SENCO Role  Miss Crooks
SENCO Support / HNB  Miss Gaskarth
Speech and Language  Mrs Bazanek
Pupil Well-Being Leader  Miss Sharp

What is the Local Offer?

The LA Local Offer:

  • The Children and Families Bill became enacted in 2014. From this date, Local Authorities and schools are required to publish and keep under review information about services they expect to be available for the children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) aged 0-25. This is the ‘Local Offer’.
  • The intention of the Local Offer is to improve choice and transparency for families. It will also be an important resource for parents in understanding the range of services and provision in the local area.

Click here for the Middlesbrough Local Authority Offer: https://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk/schools-and-education/special-educational-needsSEND

The documents regarding Easterside Academy’s Local Offer – SEN Information Report are available below:

Easterside Academy’s SEN Information Report for Parents  Click!
Easterside Academy’s SEN Information Report for Pupils  Click!

 

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Upcoming Events

Jun
27
Tue
Pupil Annual Reports Pick Up @ Easterside Academy
Jun 27 all-day

Pupil reports can be collected from the main entrance of the school at 9am and 3pm.

Jun
28
Wed
Sports Day @ Easterside Academy
Jun 28 all-day

Key Stage 2 – Morning

Key Stage 1 – Afternoon

Jun
29
Thu
Early Years Stay and Play – Numbers all around! @ Easterside Academy
Jun 29 all-day

Parents and family welcome to ‘Stay and Play’ every Thursday at the start of the session.

Morning Nursery and Reception: 8.45am – 9.15am

Afternoon Nursery: 12 – 12.30pm

Reception Yoga Bugs – Celebration Assembly
Jun 29 all-day

Time to be confirmed.

Jul
5
Wed
Summer Fair @ Easterside Academy
Jul 5 @ 1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

Further information will follow.

Jul
6
Thu
Early Years Stay and Play – Out and About
Jul 6 all-day

Parents and family welcome to ‘Stay and Play’ every Thursday at the start of the session.

Morning Nursery and Reception: 8.45am – 9.15am

Afternoon Nursery: 12 – 12.30pm