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Special Educational Needs and Disability

Definition of Special Educational Needs and Disability 

The  'SEN Code of Practice 0 to 25 years' states that a child or young person (CYP) has a special educational need or disability if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for them. A child of compulsory school age or a young person has a learning difficulty or disability if they have :

  •  a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of others of the same age, or
  •  a disability which prevents or hinders them  from making use of educational facilities of a kind generally provided for others of the same age in mainstream schools.

    Our SEND Team 

    Lead SENDCO - Miss C. Knight 

    Miss K. Large SEN Lead Teacher in ERF 

  • You can contact the SEND team by calling the office  on 01332 673846 or email: senco@springfield.derby.sch.uk

 SEND Information Report

Accessibility Plan

SEND Policy

A send guide for Parents & Carers