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At South Pennine Academies, we want every student to have the best possible chance to achieve in school.

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Support for children with SEND

Please see a range of useful websites, collated by Miss Barker-Milner:

Kirklees Local Offer 

Local Offer- Parent Area 

PCAN (Parents of Children with Additional Needs Making a Difference in Kirklees)  

Locala Sensory- Parent Advice

Sensory Training for Parents

Dyslexia- Information for Parents

Singing Hands- Makaton Videos

 BBC Bitesize- Special Educational Needs Support

Please see below information on this year's drop ins:

Spring 1
11th January Behaviour as communication
25th January Pastoral Chill and chat
8th February Digital Safety
8th February - SENDCo Drop in - Miss BM (in the hall)
Spring 2 
22nd February Pastoral chill and chat
7th March  Mothers Day
21st March - SENDCo Drop in - Miss BM 
Summer 1 
11th  April Pastoral chill and chat
25th April  Mrs Elliott Supporting your child through SATs
9th May  agenda yet to be decided
23rd May - SENDCo Drop in - Miss BM 
Summer 2
13th June  Fathers Day
13th June SENDCo Drop in - Miss BM Y6 PARENTS - TRANSITIONS TO KS3 (in the hall)
27th June Mrs Elliott transition 
11th July Mrs Elliott end of year