Wood Farm Primary School

Special Educational Needs

Our school's Information Report

These pages set out information about our provision for children and young people with special educational needs (SEN).  Click on the different sections of the dashboard below to find out more about our SEN provision. 

About our School

Wood Farm School welcomes and provides for children and young people with a range of educational needs, including those with:

Communication and interaction- speech, language and communication needs, Autistic Spectrum Disorder including Aspergers and Autism.

Cognition and learning- moderate non-specific learning difficulties, and specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or dyscalculia.

Social, emotional and mental health difficulties- behaviour reflecting underlying mental health or emotional difficulties, attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, attachment disorder.

Sensory and/or physical needs- hearing , visual or multi-sensory impairments or physical disability.

Our policy 

Our school's policy for supporting pupils with SEN

Identifying and Assessing Children's Needs

How we assess the particular needs of pupils with SEN

Adapting our curriculum 

Information about the different ways we support children with SEN in school

 Working with parents and children

How we engage children and their parents/carers with their learning

Monitoring and evaluation of our SEN Policy

How we know if our SEN Provision is effective 

 Supporting the wellbeing of children with SEN

How we support the wellbeing of children with additional needs

 Joining the school and moving on

Arrangements for supporting children with SEN as they join our school, or move to a new school

Access to the curriculum

How children with SEN are helped to access the curriculum  

 Our expertise

Information about staff who support SEN and their areas of specialism

Government reforms to SEN

Information about recent government reforms

SEN Information Report

PDF icon Download the 2022 information report for Parents and Carers

Oxfordshire's Local Offer 

Information from the county council about support for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities


If you are concerned about your child's learning please speak to his or her class teacher in the first instance.  You may also find it helpful to speak to our school's SEN co-ordinator: please contact the school office to make an appointment.

Useful contacts at the school:

David Lewin Head teacher, with overall responsibility for teaching and learning
Hannah Barton Deputy Head teacher, leads learning and teaching in the school
Gail Connelly  Deputy Head teacher, leads Safeguarding and Family Support
Alison Holden SEN co-ordinator (SENCo)
Louise Holman Deputy head teacher, leads attendance & engagement in the school
Alison Britnell  Learning Mentor
Hugh Turner School Governor, with lead responsibility for SEN on the Governing Body