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SEND Local Offer download

HAJC Accessibility Plan download


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Quality First Teaching

At Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre we believe that high quality, inclusive teaching is the first step to ensuring a curriculum which meets the needs and builds in high expectations of all students, including those with SEND.

Quality First Teaching at our Academy involves the effective inclusion of all students in high-quality everyday teaching. Teaching is based on clear objectives that are shared with the students; new vocabulary is carefully explained and interactive teaching styles make maximum use of different ways of learning.

Students are set targets to aspire to and their progress is closely monitored. Regular assessments take place and if they are not making expected progress a variety of group interventions are put in place to support them. At times more personalised interventions may need to be introduced to ensure further progress.

All students identified by their primary school, or in some cases by parents, as having a Special Educational Need are allocated a keyworker from our SEND Support Team when they commence at the school. Further support varies according to individual needs but may include in-class support, additional groups and/or classes, social support with activities at breaks and lunch times, Sixth Form mentor, adaptations to timetable, counselling as well as testing for exam concessions.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Who do I contact if I want to find out more about SEND support?

Ms Jo Mungovan – SENDCo

Where can I find information about SEND at Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre?

You can find the school policy and the local offer available to download above.

What kinds of SEND does the school make provision for?

See Local Offer page 2

How does the school know if a student is SEND?

See Local Offer page 5

How will I know if my child is having SEND Support?

You will be notified if your child is on the SEND register at the start of each academic year. Also if your child is added or removed from the register you will be informed.  At each assessment point ( 3 times a year) you will receive a copy of your child’s Student Support Passport/Profile. This identifies any additional support your child is receiving to support their learning.

How will I know if my child is making progress?

Your child’s assessments, yearly report and parents’ evenings will inform you of the progress your child is making.

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