SEN Local Offer - Pastoral, Medical and Social Support

At Stephenson Way Academy and Nursery School we consult with a wide range of agencies and partnerships to ensure the pastoral, medical and social needs of SEND children are met.

In school support include, teaching assistants, PHSCE curriculum, Tea  Time and Breakfast Club, School Mentor.

We work closely with the following professionals in order to provide the highest level of support for pupils with SEND:

  • Local Authority Special Educational Needs Inclusion Team
  • Collaborative work through Durham Communities of Learning
  • One Point Hub
  • Health Agencies, particularly School Nurse Service.
  • Central Durham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Durham Autistic Spectrum Team
  • Crisis Response.
  • Durham Movement Difficulties Service
  • The Service for the Hearing Impaired
  • The Service for the Visually Impaired
  • Social Workers
  • Learning Difficulties and Disability Support Service
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Tees Valley Floating Support
  • Youth Offending Service
  • Educational Welfare Officer
  • Bereavement counsellors ( Butterwick Hospice)
  • Educational psychologist
  • Parent Partnership