Surrey Square is a mainstream school that provides an inclusive education for children aged 2-11.

Surrey Square is a welcoming, inclusive school. As such, we welcome children of all abilities; our inclusive approach ensures all children are able to access and engage with a wide and varied curriculum, making progress and achieving success. We carefully plan provisions to match the individual, looking at the whole child; supporting all pupils to overcome barriers to learning and become confident and successful learners.

We now have three SENDCos at Surrey Square, with each SENDCo responsible for a different phase or key stage. Our school SENDCos are:

Jade Rhoden
Reception Leader
Kathryn Puch
Assistant Headteacher
Katy Bello

The SENDCos are responsible for:

  • Coordinating the support for children with SEND and developing the school’s SEND Policy to make sure all children get a consistent, high quality response to meeting their needs in school.  
  • Ensuring that you as a parent/carer are: – involved in supporting your child’s learning – kept informed about the support your child is getting – involved in reviewing how they are doing through termly TLC meetings between you and the staff working with your child.  
  • Liaising with all the other people who may be coming into school to help support your child’s learning e.g. Speech and Language Therapist, Educational Psychologist etc.  
  • Updating the school’s SEND register (a system for ensuring all the SEND needs of pupils in this school are known) and making sure that there are records of your child’s interventions, progress and needs.  
  • Providing specialist support for teachers and support staff in the school so they can help children with SEND in the school achieve the best progress possible.

The Head teachers are responsible for:

  • The day to day management of all aspects of the school; this includes the support for children with SEND.  
  • They will allocate responsibility to the SENDCO and class teachers but are still responsible for ensuring that your child’s needs are met.  
  • They must make sure that the Governing Body is kept up to date about any issues in the school relating to SEND.

The SEND Governor is responsible for: 

  • Ensuring that the necessary support is provided for any child who has SEND, through termly meetings with the SENDCO and termly reports from the Head teacher  
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of SEND provision in the school.