Further Information

  • Read Write Inc. programme
  • Writing without Tears programme
  • Talking mats
  • Aided language boards
  • Colourful semantics
  • Jolly phonics
  • Derbyshire language scheme
  • Blank’s level of questioning
  • Objects of reference
  • Communication Key Rings
  • Comic Strip Conversations
Strategies to support/develop communication and literacy (including speech and language programmes)
Strategies to support behaviour management
  • School employed Clinical Psychologist in the Drumbeat Therapy Team
  • All staff trained in Team Teach de-escalation and positive handling
  • Team Teach employers tutors in school
  • Behaviour Support Plans (BSP)
  • Stressbusters
  • Legotherapy
  • Sensory circuits
  • Social stories
  • Parallel curriculum
Strategies to support/develop numeracy
  • Specialist Maths teaching
  • Mathletics
Social skills programmes
  • Personalised Plans (PPs)
  • Legotherapy
  • Superflex and social thinking curriculum
  • Girls group and boys group
Strategies to enhance self-esteem/promote emotional wellbeing
  • Young Lewisham Project
  • Drama workshops
  • School football teams
  • Bike club
  • Residential school journeys
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Yoga sessions
  • Horse riding, swimming, etc
Access to a supportive environment - IT facilities/equipment/resources (inc. preparation)
  • Interactive whiteboards in every classroom
  • Pupil access to laptops and iPads
  • Music and media suite (including iMacs)
  • Soft play room
  • Sensory rooms
  • Interactive sensory room
  • Gym, including running machine, rowing machine, cross-trainer
  • Dance area
  • Library (including computers and iPads)
  • Training room and parents room
Support/supervision at unstructured times of the day including personal care
  • A range of lunchtime activities / clubs offered
  • Trained staff to supervise break/lunchtimes
  • Extended Services offering clubs during holiday periods
  • Toilet training in partnership with families and school nurse
  • Disabled access toilets and showers
  • Lift access
Strategies/programmes to support Occupational Therapy
  • Access to specialist equipment to support OT needs e.g. weighted jackets, specialist cutlery, sensory toys etc.
  • Sensory Circuits
  • Sensory Diets
  • Sensory Profiling
Access to medical interventions
  • Visiting school nurse
  • Visiting consultant paediatrician
  • Personal Care Plans
  • Staff trained in relevant conditions and emergency medication e.g. asthma, epilepsy, allergic reactions, sickle cell etc
  • Trained First Aiders
  • Qualified Paediatric First Aiders
Planning and assessment
  • Drumbeat Assessment & Data Framework
  • Drumbeat Purple Pathways marking & feedback policy and framework
  • SOLAR assessment system
  • EYFS Early Excellence Baseline Assessment (EExBA)
  • EYFS Curriculum
  • Drumbeat Primary Curriculum
  • Drumbeat Secondary Curriculum
  • Drumbeat 6th Form Curriculum
  • Annual Reviews of EHCP
  • Personalised Plans
  • Personal Education Plans (LAC)
  • Behaviour Support Plans (BSPs)
Engagement with parents/carers
  • Family forums
  • Parent workshops
  • Home school book
  • Newsletters
  • Termly Parents Evenings
  • 3 Parent Governors
  • Coffee Mornings
  • Class assemblies and school productions
  • Annual Review process
  • Text messaging service
Liaison/Communication with External Professionals
  • Paediatricians at Kaleidoscope
  • School nursing team
  • Educational Psychologist
  • CAMHS
  • Lewisham Social Care Children with Disabilities Team
  • Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust Speech and Language Therapy
  • MAPP
Arrangements for specialist expertise in school
  • Several staff with specialist postgraduate qualifications in Autism to Masters level
  • In house Team Teach Employers Tutors
  • In house Autism Education Trust (AET) Regional Hub Tutor
  • Highly Qualified Therapy Team employed by the school including; Clinical Psychologist and Speech and Language Therapist
Arrangements for specialist expertise from outside school
  • Drumming Tutor
  • Drama Workshops (Mousetrap)
  • Sports Coaches (Millwall FC)
Monitoring and evaluating the impact of the 'additional and different' arrangements - on progress and outcomes for pupils with SEN
  • Achievement data analysis
  • Personalised Plan achievement review
  • Provision mapping and intervention audit
  • Pupil Premium analysis and report
  • Behaviour monitoring and analysis