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21/11/17

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Harris Academy Merton is looking for a Cover Supervisor and Form Tutor. Apply now https://t.co/YtGbfYL2et https://t.co/b9vOTrgqJd

21/11/17

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Revising capital cities with Sporcle! https://t.co/NUbHbrNGr8

21/11/17

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Teacher of Geography required .Apply now https://t.co/QVeHctlvw7

16/11/17

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Session 6 of the Raising Self-Esteem Prog The girls are making incredible progress and we still have 4 weeks to go. A big thank you to for making this possible. Helping-Young-People-Grow. https://t.co/4G9kNplPZU

09/11/17

open evening is in full flow tonight and goes on until 7:30pm. Come and say hi and see where can take your future! https://t.co/4Naold3vt3

09/11/17

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Pick up a prospectus and application at the Sixth Form Open Evening today. Doors open at 5.00 pm.

07/11/17

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Applications for the Cover Supervisor and Form Tutor role are now open. Apply here : https://t.co/xWk9RYoVfx https://t.co/nAbqFkXKYI

07/11/17

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Are you looking for a Teacher of Science role? Apply now https://t.co/PzfsdINITK https://t.co/zdUb6bdmYD

07/11/17

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Grounds and Premises Assistant required .Apply now https://t.co/4j5z5Su4ai https://t.co/pQhUmjhZ6j

20/10/17

We are incredibly of the work and support our provide to fellow students. We are pleased to present this years https://t.co/PkzLlh7lQa

20/10/17

A-Level Biology in action today with Year 12 students getting to grips in one of our new labs https://t.co/GGBhUmeQMf

20/10/17

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Are you looking for a Teacher of Science role? Apply now https://t.co/z8aNVample https://t.co/56SKtBVTHX

19/10/17

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Exploring body language through a game of 'Ginat Jenga' today as part of the Raising Self-Esteem Prog. Making learning fun! https://t.co/fxOC8G5IjH

18/10/17

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Yeah 11 practicing fieldwork questionnaires to learn about UK food culture! https://t.co/IGVNiRZZjT

17/10/17

Hope you’re all ready for some hardcore science today! https://t.co/MLKGPuYBS8

13/10/17

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This afternoon's AWESOME singers were from Lonesome Primary School, Cranmer Primary School and . Well done! https://t.co/YXSN99jnPi

13/10/17

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Using desks once again to promote the learning of TRF and the dynamic environment it has! https://t.co/CA4BnRsRKQ

13/10/17

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Championships nets will be put to good use on school courts https://t.co/9pKSpp0VRE

13/10/17

DEAR Day was a great success yesterday. Students are developing a real love of reading for pleasure. Just look how happy Amer was about DEAR day! https://t.co/7vYaOpoX0V

12/10/17

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Year 10 students revising the Sustaining Ecosystems Unit...hope Mr East cleans those tables! https://t.co/FAJD6SSIFN

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

SEN & Disabilities

Welcome to Learning Support Services

SEND_Learning_Support

We are an experienced and enthusiastic team committed to ensuring students with Special Educational Needs make outstanding progress through careful identification and targeted support.

Students who have a Statement or Educational Health Care Plan will receive extra support and guidance in some of their lessons from Teaching Assistants who will work in partnership with

the Subject Teacher to help students to access the curriculum. Where appropriate, students may also be withdrawn from some lessons for one to one or small group support on, for example, reading and writing skills, numeracy and speech and language. All students on the SEND register have an individual support plan to inform all subject teachers of the specific learning challenges so that they can differentiate their work accordingly. Extra support is given to students as deemed necessary and the progress of these students is coordinated and monitored by the Director of Learning Support and other senior colleagues.

Students on the Special Educational Needs register may also need assessment and support from other professionals including the Educational Psychologist, Speech Therapist or behaviour support team.

I hope you find the documents below useful and I look forward to working with all our parents and students this year.

Regards

Andrew Ridge
Director of Learning Support

RidgeA@harrismerton.org.uk


The SEN Code of Practice key changes

The Code of Practice (2014) covers the 0-25 age range and includes guidance relating to disabled children and young people as well as those with SEN

  • There is a clearer focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels
  • There is a stronger focus on high aspirations and on improving outcomes for children and young people
  • It includes guidance on the joint planning and commissioning of services to ensure close co-operation between education, health and social care
  • It includes guidance on publishing a Local Offer of support for children and young people with SEN or disabilities
  •  For children and young people with more complex needs a co-ordinated assessment process and the new 0-25 Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan) replace statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs)
  • There is a greater focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood

To see the new SEN Code of Guidance 2014, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/325875/SEND-Code_of_Practice-June2014.pdf

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