Are you aware that from September 2014 there will be changes to SEN Support?

To find out more, follow one of the paths below.

  • Information for Parents/Carers

    Click on the document below for frequently asked questions relating to SEN for Parents and Carers.pdf-1577-page-00001.jpg

  • Information for Students

    Click on the document below for frequently asked questions relating to SEN for Students.

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SEN Special Educational Needs – a child with special educational needs will be supported by our Additional Support department
SEN Support From September 2014 School Action and School Action Plus will be called SEN Support
SA – (prior to 2014 Act) School Action – A child at School Action will be receiving extra intervention to support them in achieving their expected level
SA+ – (prior to 2014 Act) School Action Plus – a child at School Action Plus will (in addition to school intervention) be supported by outside agencies, for example an Educational Psychologist
Statement – (prior to 2014 Act) For students with a high level of need a statement of Special Educational Needs may be appropriate
EHC Education, Health and Care plan. From September 2014, Statements (band 6 and above) will be replaced with an EHC at the Annual Review. Statements below band 6 will be classed as SEN Support, although any provision will continue
SENCo Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator – Mrs S Jorgensen. The member of staff responsible for identification of Special Needs, co-ordination and monitoring of provision
ASA Additional Support Assistant. A member of staff that supports students both in and out of the classroom
Access Arrangements Some students may be entitled to extra support in their exams for example extra time, or a reader

What is the SEN Report?

The Monks’ Dyke Tennyson College SEN report is information for parents/carers and students who have Special Educational Needs (SEN). This information outlines the support and provision available at Monks’ Dyke Tennyson College.

County also have a Local Offer on their website the link is