Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

The Isle of Wight Council is committed to giving all children and young people high quality education that enables them to make progress and achieve well. For children and young people aged 0 to 25 with special educational needs or a disability, additional or specialist support may be needed to enable this. To support the process of identifying the range of provision and advice that is available, the Isle of Wight Local Authority have published a local offer. For more information about the Local Offer please use the following link: https://iwc.iow.gov.uk/localoffer

At Brading we see all children as individuals. As a team we work together with yourselves as parents and carers, and a range of outside agencies, to support your children through whole class teaching and a range of additional programmes to match their individual needs. We work under four headings:

  • Cognition and Learning
  • Communication and Interaction
  • Sensory and Physical
  • Social, Mental and Emotional Health

Brading CE SEND Policy

Accessibility Plan

Our School SEND Offer

Our SEND Offer will be reviewed in September 2022. If you would like to provide any feedback on the document please contact either Mrs Gilbert or Miss Matson or complete the feedback form below.


Complete the School SEND Feedback Form online

How We Work:

SEND Support
We follow the national Code of Practice for SEN and Disability (2014). Where a child has been identified as needing SEN support we will make sure we can take positive steps to remove barriers to learning. We will follow a 4-step cycle of 'assess, plan, do, review' to revisit and review what we are doing to ensure a child makes good progress and achieves good outcomes.

Statement/Education Health Care Plan
A small percentage of children will have a statement of SEN or an Education Health Care Plan issued by the Local Authority. Their needs must first be assessed through a statutory assessment. Schools and parents can request this if the child's needs meet the criteria set by the Local Authority.

At each stage there will be conversations between the school and parents/carers - we will work together.
For issues relating to Inclusion please contact our Inclusion Lead Miss C Matson. Phone: 01983 407217 or email: clare.matson@bradingcepri.iow.sch.uk

Department for Education & Department of Health
Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities parent/carer guidance

If you have any complaints regarding SEND, please speak to Miss Matson or Mrs Gilbert in the first instance. If there should be a need to follow a more formal route, please see the school's complaints policy to be found on the statutory information and policy page.

Please also see our links page