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15/10/21

Ms Edwards has been sharing some of her fantastic hairstyles in celebration of Black History Month https://t.co/cadsNQF756

15/10/21

Students have been producing some fantastic work for our Black History Month competition https://t.co/HqDR86cj70

30/09/21

First time cooking with pastry for our enrichment students. We are so proud of their marvellous cinnamon creations! https://t.co/NfJ3pfOPLj

23/09/21

As our students, staff, parents and other visitors make their way home, I’ll leave you with the creations from our cooking enrichment group. The smell of cookies remains. Have a great evening all. https://t.co/Zd9bJLAhXT

23/09/21

As the evening winds down, let’s also enjoy the sunset https://t.co/5EMXVwsyOl

23/09/21

Go Orpington Panthers! Just one of our enrichment opportunities at the school. https://t.co/aXbbVOunKL

23/09/21

Mr Astin has just started his 6.45 speech. https://t.co/W7E1c9Nlld

23/09/21

Mr Rowe and Ms Hemming causing a stir with some drumming. https://t.co/NRpt7CwXx7

23/09/21

Sing along in French with our MFL teachers or sit with Mr Koubaa who will help you race against our students in matching the words to the images https://t.co/0IxWA6wlLS

23/09/21

Some of our other humanities subjects have joined forces tonight… https://t.co/SkCc5OJcco

23/09/21

Miss Roberts Showing off our amazing Ruebens Tube. https://t.co/si1Ozq56zN

23/09/21

Geography has an interactive map. Can you get the correct locations? Do you know your 4 figure grid references to win a sweet treat? https://t.co/q57p1aqSa6

23/09/21

Welcome to social sciences, where some of the big questions are asked and ideologies are challenged. https://t.co/PshXN2w3Ox

23/09/21

Plus more activities for you to explore. https://t.co/tnyJzPzHIf

23/09/21

Drop down days and a 12.07 count down. https://t.co/mAgqDUfEfK

23/09/21

English is incorporating a more theatric take tonight… https://t.co/3tCoFdbo3V

23/09/21

Maths have a competition going on… who will win? https://t.co/9NpF6ac2Ei

23/09/21

Just one of the amazing views of school grounds this evening https://t.co/zcF9XET0FV

23/09/21

A selection of our amazing students work on show in the art department. Miss Miele and Mrs Woolmer are happy to talk about the curriculum and what our students explore, covering a range of interesting topics. https://t.co/6M0MsSFsAD

23/09/21

Our SEN department are happy to answer any questions. Or just pop along to meet the team. https://t.co/inOGOOuKnL

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SEN & Disabilities

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) section of our website. All students have the right to achieve their maximum academic and social potential. At the Academy we believe that all students have learning differences rather than learning difficulties and it is our policy to identify and assess these differences and ensure that learning is supported and differentiated to ensure outstanding progress is made by all students.

SENCO – Ms Karen Lettington

SEND Support Manager – Ms Pauline Deacon

SEN Consultants - Ms Karen Sitch

SEND Governor – Ms Susannah French

Any SEND enquiries should be sent to sendadmin@harrisorpington.org.uk, or by post addressed to Ms Karen Lettington.


Information on where the Local Authority’s Local Offer can be found at:


The SEN Code of Practice

The Code of Practice (2015) 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 clear focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels
  • There is a strong 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)
  • There is a focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood

To view the SEN Code of Guidance 2015, please visit: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/398815/SEND_Code_of_Practice_January_2015.pdf

 

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