Secret to Success
Basketball Team in action!
Birds Eye View of Gorseland
Children in Need 2015
Children in Need 2016
Come and see our Nursery in action!
Excellence @ Gorseland
Excellence Book ITFC Latest Season Ticket winner
Exciting Nursery News!
Gorseland beat St. John's
Gorseland Primary School receives EBAT Plaque!
Gorseland Receive Defibrillator Donation
Gorseland Sporting Results
Gorseland Swimming Team in action
Gorseland Website Launch
Gorseland win the Hockey Tournament!
Happy Half Term!
Happy New Year!
Harvest Festival - NSPCC Collection
Headteachers Weekly Update
Hedgehog Nursery at Gorseland Primary School
Introducing our new outdoor quiet area
Kesgrave Tennis Club Open Day
Kesgrave Tennis Club Summer Events
Kitchen win Team of the Year
Lunchtime Code Club
Mini Rugby World Cup
New School Dinner Menu
New School Dinner Menu
New Website Launch!
Non School Uniform Day on Friday!
Our New Forest Schools Area
PFA Stay and Play this Friday!
Reception Open Afternoon
School Crossing Patrol
Specialist Education Provision in Suffolk
Sporting Triumphs this Term
SSC Consultation Update
The PFA Shed's Shiny New Paint Job
Thorpe Woodlands - 4A
Winter Tennis Club
Year 3 meet a Caveman
Year 4 Tractor Visit
Young Voices 2016
In the Community
Year 6 Leavers Party 2016
What types of SEND does the school provide for?
Cognition and learning
Communication and interaction
Social, emotional and mental health
Sensory or physical
How does the school know if children need extra help?
Transition with preschool/previous provision
Pupil progress meetings
Liaison with external agencies
Common Assessment Framework (CAF)
Education Health Care Assessment
How will the school support my child?
Quality First Teaching
Specific group work with a small group of children
1-to-1 intervention or support which may be run by outside agencies
Statutory assessment and Educational Health Care Plan (if appropriate)
How will the school communicate with me?
Review meetings with SENCo
Meetings with outside agencies
Who are the key school staff that I may need to speak to about my child's needs?
My child's class teacher
SENCo - Miss Emily Orr
SSC Lead - Mrs. Rachel Wallace
SEND Governor - Mrs. Liza Asti
If you need further advice the family liaison officer
Ms. Delma Kirkpatrick is happy to help.
Special Education Needs and Disability Information
Where else can I find further information and support?
Gorseland SEND Information Report
Gorseland SEND Policy
Gorseland Specialist Support Centre
What do I do if I have a complaint?
See the Governing body complaints procedure here.
How does the school know how well my child is doing?
Baseline assessment (on entry)
Standardised reading, spelling and maths scores
Progress and attainment measures against National age related expectations
Specific SEND assessments
Liaison with outside agencies
Other Frequently Asked Questions:
How will the curriculum be matched to my child's needs?
What support will there be for my child's overall well-being?
What are Gorseland Primary School's values?
How will my child be able to contribute their views?
What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the school?
What training have staff had regarding special needs?
How accessible is the school environment?
How will my child be included in activities outside the classroom including school trips?
What support is there for behaviour, avoiding exclusion and increasing attendance?
What support is there for children who are looked after?
How will the school prepare and support my child when joining the school and transferring to a new school?
How are the school's resources allocated and matched to children's additional needs?
How can I be involved?
How will I know how to support them at home?