Special Educational Needs and Disability

At Mallard Primary School we value the abilities and achievements of all our pupils, and are committed to providing for each pupil, the best possible environment for learning. Inclusion is at the heart of our school. We recognise that parents understand their children and their opinions need to be valued and listened to, working in partnership with school to support the needs of all children.

We believe that all children should have access and a common entitlement to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum, and to be fully included in all aspects of life. We believe that all children should be equally valued in school. We will strive to eliminate prejudice and discrimination, and to develop an environment where all children can flourish and feel safe.

We encourage all members of our school community to be aware of their own strengths and needs, and to understand how they can overcome difficulties, including being able to identify who can support them.

We recognise that many pupils at some point in their school life may experience difficulties which affect their learning and recognise that these may be long or short term. We aim to identify these needs as they arise and provide teaching and learning contexts which enable every child to achieve his/her full potential.

If you want to discuss any concerns, please speak to your child’s class teacher or contact Miss Edwards who is our Special Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo).

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‘I love the science sessions because of the practical investigations.’

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‘Our school is a great place to learn. Everyone in the school is amazing, kind and caring.’

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‘In our school, the teachers are really great at teaching every subject across the curriculum. The dinner options are a bonus too!’

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‘Explanations are clear and easy to understand. If your child attends this school, you are giving them the best chance. Mallard has given me everything I need to prepare me for my secondary years.’

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‘I love maths and PE sessions because the teachers make them enjoyable.’

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‘All lessons come with full explanations, and the teachers and support staff are there to help and answer any questions.’

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‘The tasty, nutritious meals are the best part.’

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‘Mallard Primary School is a great school with plenty of opportunities. The staff are always keeping a close eye on the children to make them safe.’

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‘Mallard Primary School offers a lot of learning opportunities. The teachers are always there to help when there is a student in need.’

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‘I can’t wait for the Year 6 residential trip. I am so excited for this experience!’

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‘I like using the DT equipment like the wood cutting saws.’

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‘Our school has many positive aspects. The behaviour is outstanding; play-time includes a variety of activities; teachers in the school community offer help and support. This school shows how everyone is treated fairly, equally and this is why I come here!’

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‘In our school, there are great teachers, great lessons and great dinner options.’

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‘School dinners are brilliant, and the kitchen staff are even nicer!’

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‘Mallard Primary School is the school to choose because the teachers make learning fun (as possible). Additonally, you have many opportunities like signing up for Pupil Parliament, and a range of after-school clubs.’

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‘This is an amazing school: really kind and caring teachers; amazing learning opportunities; lots of help if you neeedd it! There is a range of topics to learn, which are taught to you in fun and easy ways. Mallard Primary School is a really good option for anyone looking for a new school.’

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