Inclusion & SEND

Dear St John’s Families,

Our school team is here to support you and during your child’s St John’s school journey. The list of websites and resources below are useful to all children but specifically for children with additional needs.

Please contact the School Office in person, by telephone, 01923 255 017 or by email, office@watfordstjohns.org, if you have any worries or concerns and the team will arrange a date and time for the right member of staff to support for you. Our school office is open from 8:30am -3:30pm Monday- Friday during term time.

 

 

Miss Pyatt

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opportunities for Parent SEN support 

SEND Support

SENDIASS

The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Services offer information, advice and support for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). This service is also offered directly to young people.

The service is freeimpartial and confidential.

KIDS SENDIASS have developed resources providing information and advice for parents, carers, professionals and young people.

It is a legal requirement that all local authorities have a SENDIAS service and KIDS provide a number of these services across the country. Each KIDS SENDIAS service has a local page with their contact details, local information and local resources.

 

ADD-vance

ADD-vance is a registered charity with a team of over 20 dedicated trainers, coaches, admin staff and volunteers based in Hertfordshire. The charity supports people affected by ADHD and Autism.

SEND/Additional needs support for families:

The Hertfordshire SEND Local Offer has put together a comprehensive resource list which many parents may find useful.

Resources include:

SEND documents and resources

We also have access to the Watford, Three Rivers, Bushey and Radlett DSPL website: 

 

 

DSPL 9 – Watford, Three Rivers, Bushey & Radlett » Home Page

Here is the link to support parents during this time: 

http://dsplarea9.org.uk/

 

Contactline:

Parents/carers and school staff can access this for professional advice on any matter regarding children and young people. 

 

Mental Health and Well-being:

There are many online resources to help support families during this time:

 

South West Herts Partnership:

The team can offer support and advice to families and carers: 

Information & Support for Schools & Families

Five Ways to WellBeing:

Explore the links provided to try to maintain positive mental health. Perhaps you could create a chart and see how many you and your family can tick off? 

A toolkit for working with young people in Hertfordshire

Visuals for routine:

Link to visual pack