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SEND - What training is provided for staff?

SENCo contact details

Mrs Pauline Stavely

Cove School

St John’s Road

Farnborough

GU14 9RN

Telephone    01252 542397

Email           p.stavely@cove.hants.sch.uk

The school is committed to making reasonable arrangements to support all pupils with special educational needs in a mainstream setting. We ensure that our staff receive appropriate training if pupils wish to come to our school with a need not previously supported.

All teachers are trained in accordance with the Teacher Standards. In addition, the school currently has a number of staff trained or receiving training to support various needs in the following areas:

  • LSA: administration of physiotherapy for named pupil
  • Teaching staff and first aiders: use of Epipens
  • Health and Welfare Officer and first aiders: support for pupils with epilepsy
  • SENCo and LSAs: supporting ASD needs
  • SENCo and LSAs: supporting specific learning difficulties: dyslexia
  • SENCo (teacher of the deaf), LSAs, teaching staff: supporting pupils with a hearing impairment
  • ELSA and school counsellor: bereavement support
  • SENCo and LSAs: supporting pupils with a visual impairment
  • SENCo, teaching staff and LSAs: supporting pupils with English as a second language
  • SENCo and LSAs: supporting pupils with language and communication needs

Regular in-service training is given to teaching staff regarding child protection and supporting hearing impaired pupils.


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