Our Inclusion Team is Carrie Barringer (Inclusion Manager), Carol Turner (SENCo), and Sarah Cheetham (Inclusion HLTA). The team support learners and families across the school working with class based staff and other professionals in school. The Inclusion team offer information, support and guidance on issues such as SEND (special education needs and disabilities), child protection, behaviour management and bereavement. The team supports children and families, when they join the school, to make smooth and well planned transitions into their new class teams and to ensure that important information and strategies are shared with colleagues across the school.
Work with Children
The team are able to work with children directly, in the classroom, across the school, supporting children to become “School and Classroom ready”. The team are able to meet with parents to help set up new routines, to observe children and to model behaviour strategies.
Family Support and Keeping Children Safe
Safeguarding and pupil safety is paramount at Ladygrove Park Primary School and the Inclusion Team and Safeguarding Leads work with class teams to develop Risk Assessments and Behaviour Plans for specific children and are happy to share these with families upon request.
The team also work in conjunction with Family Support and Social Work teams and always try to ensure families are supported to avoid spiralling issues.
CAMHS and Therapeutic support
The Inclusion Team liaises with professionals from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and co-ordinates interventions that support children’s emotional and mental health needs; we can support parents to make referrals for external support.
If you would like to find out more about this team, or make a referral, please contact Carrie Barringer via the school office.