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Coxheath Primary School


Special Educational Needs

Coxheath Primary School is committed to providing an inclusive education for all young people, regardless of ability, gender, language, ethnic or cultural origin. We work effectively with a wide variety of agencies and individuals to focus on improving outcomes for all children with Special Educational Needs.
What are special needs?
Special educational needs could mean that a child has:
  • learning difficulties – in acquiring basic skills in school

  • emotional and behavioural difficulties – making friends or relating to adults or behaving properly in school

  • specific learning difficulty – with reading, writing, number work or understanding information

  • sensory or physical needs - such as hearing or visual impairment, which might affect them in school

  • communication problems – in expressing themselves or understanding what others are saying

  • medical or health conditions – which may slow down a child’s progress and/or involves treatment that affects his or her education.

Children make progress at different rates and have different ways in which they learn best. Teachers take account of this in the way they organise their lessons and teach. Children making slower progress or having particular difficulties in one area may be given extra help or different lessons to help them succeed.

At Coxheath Primary School we are committed to:

  • Raising the standards of attainment for all SEN students through a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum that is differentiated to meet individual learning styles.

  • Creating a climate where all staff are aware that they are responsible for students with SEN and plan their lessons accordingly

Coxheath Primary School supports children in many ways and staff refer to the Mainstream Core Standards when considering which strategies and interventions may be suitable. These have recently been updated and a link to a Parent Guide can be found here. 

Parent version:

Mainstream Core Standards guide:

Kent County Council's local offer gives information about services that are available in the local area.

Kent County Councils' SEND strategy can be found on this link:

Please see our SEN Report below giving details about what Coxheath Primary School offers children with special educational needs. 

Please click here to go straight to the Inclusion section of our website.