Marsh Hill, Erdington, Birmingham B23 7HY | Telephone: 0121 464 2920


Roles and Responsibilities

The class teacher is responsible for:

  • Checking on the progress of your child and identifying, planning and delivering any additional help your child may need (this could be targeted work or additional support)
  • Communicating with the Special Education Needs/Disabilities coordinator (SENDCo) as necessary
  • Writing Individual Education Plans and sharing and reviewing these with parents at least once each term and planning for the next term
  • Personalised teaching and learning for your child as identified on their Individual Education Plan
  • Ensuring that the school’s SEN Policy is followed in their classroom and for all the pupils they teach with any SEN


The SENDCo is responsible for:

  • Provide professional guidance to colleagues and work closely with staff, parents and other agencies
  • Write the SEN Information Report which MUST be published on the setting website and updated annually
  • Overseeing day-to-day operation of the school’s SEND policy
  • Co-ordinate provision for children with SEND
  • Advising on a graduated approach to provide SEND support
  • Advising on the deployment of the school’s delegated budget and other resources to meet pupils needs effectively
  • Liaising with EYFS providers, other schools, EP, health and social care professionals and independent or voluntary bodies, LA
  • Manage the transition process
  • Work with head teacher and school governors with regards to reasonable adjustments and access arrangements
  • Ensure staff receives relevant and up-to-date training