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Inclusion and SEND

At Gooseacre Primary Academy we are committed to ensuring that every child gets the best support we can offer in order to help them to enjoy their learning, feel confident and happy amongst their friends and make the best progress possible.

We recognise that pupils learn at different rates and that there are many factors that influence achievement and attainment.

Many pupils, at some time in their school career, may experience difficulties which pose barriers to learning; these may be long or short term. Not all pupils with disabilities have special educational needs and not all pupils with SEN meet the definition of disability; the policy covers all of these pupils.

Inclusion at Gooseacre Academy aims to reduce educational failure and maximise potential for all children by supporting children’s holistic development and helping to remove barriers to achievement. We will provide effective learning opportunities for all children based on their individual needs.

Our Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator is  Mrs K Pearson, who  coordinates  a  team of  people to provide additional support to our more vulnerable pupils.

For more detail about what we can offer children with additional needs click on the documents below:

SEN offer

Inclusion Policy

SEN policy 

SEND report (1)

Equality Policy

Equality Objectives

Accessibility Statement and Plan

Gooseacre Astrea Safeguarding Policy