Click on the link below to view the flow chart of our Graduated Approach for Additional Needs.
Trafford's Graduated Approach to SEND
Traford have updated their Graduated Approach document for meeting the needs of pupils with SEND in school. Please see the information booklet for parents/carer below more more detailed information. Information can also be found on the Local Offer - see link below.
Trafford's Link Newsletter
The Link Newsletter is Trafford's termly source of information for parents and carers of children with SEND. You can find out about local information and services, advice and guidance, along with a list of leisure activities and events.
Trafford's Parent SEND Forum
Trafford have a local Parent SEND Forum that provides information about local services and support for parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities. They hold regular meetings within the local area and also offer an online service for parents and carers who cannot attend meetings.
Weekly drop-in sessions are being held for parents and carers on Tuesdays between 10:00 and 12:00 at The Life Centre in Sale. There are also monthly drop-in surgeries with Trafford's new Independent Advice Service SENDIASS, formerly (PYPPS). See below link for further info on this service. You can also email them on firstname.lastname@example.org. They are currently running a survey to seek views from service users so please take the opportunity to share your views -see link below.
Please see their website for more information.
Click on the link below to find out about Trafford's STEP parent support group.
Emotionally-Based School Non-Attendance (EBSNA)
Trafford's Educational Psychology service have teamed up with MMU and launched the EBSNA pilot project. This aims to identify children who are at risk of school avoidance early and ensure early support for the pupil and their families. School staff will work closely with families and pupils to identify areas of difficulty and agree a plan of support.
You can find out more about this project on the Trafford Local Offer (see link below).
If you are concerned about your child's school avoidance please contact Mrs Meacock, SENCo or Mrs Buckley, Pastoral Support, for further information.
Covid-19 and School Closure
Please see the Covid-19 section under the Parents tab for info and advice during school closure.
Training Courses and Events
See below listings for training courses and events available to parents, carers and children within the local area. These will be updated regularly, so keep checking back for up-to-date info.
The Birth Injury Justice Center
This centre is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy or other disabilities. The organization was created to provide answers and guidance to help families and children get all the assistance they need to help improve their overall quality of life. Please see the website link below for more information.