Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

At Bramley Vale, it is our aim that all pupils, including those with additional needs, make the best possible progress. We provide support for pupils across the four areas of need that are set out in the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice 2014. These are:

  • Communication and interaction speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) ASD, including Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism, are likely to have particular difficulties with social interaction.
  • Cognition and learning – moderate learning difficulties (MLD), severe learning difficulties (SLD), where children are likely to need support in all areas of the curriculum and associated difficulties with mobility and communication, through to profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), Specific learning difficulties (SpLD) such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and dyspraxia.
  • Social, emotional and mental health difficulties- anxiety, depression, self-harm, eating disorders, behavioural issues, attention deficit disorder (ADD), and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
  • Sensory and/or physical needs- disability, vision impairment, hearing impairment or a multi-sensory impairment.


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SEN Information Report

Please click the link to answer some questions that you may have about our SEN Provision. If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact school.

Name and contact of SENCo

Mrs Laura Fay is our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo). You are welcome to make an appointment with Mrs Fay to discuss your child’s needs at any time. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment on 01246 850289/01246 859853 or via email senco@bramleyvale.derbyshire.sch.uk 

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