The school day runs from Monday - Friday ( 8.35 am - 3.05 pm )

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

AND DISABILITIES

Here at KESH Academy, we believe that every child has the ability to achieve.

The SENDCO at King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy is Mrs Lucy Jensen. If you have any queries regarding SEND, please get in touch with us at enquiries@keshacademy.com, or call 0121 647 2471.

Students with SEND are entitled to respect and understanding from their peers and their teacher.

The stated aims of the Academy apply equally to all students regardless of their educational needs.

Support staff work closely with teacher's to support Students with SEND. Where appropriate additional support is given to improve reading, writing and mathematical skills.

Students with SEND have the opportunity to experience a broad and balanced curriculum.

It is the belief of the Academy Support Department that all students possess skills and abilities which can be developed to a maximum.

Students with SEND have their individual needs addressed as far as is practicable within the Academy.

Expectations of students with SEND are high; staff encourage students to do work to the best of their ability.

The views of parents are always welcome. Parents are encouraged to attend review meetings and contribute to student profiles identifying strategies to support learning.

Local Offer Birmingham

All Birmingham schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and are supported by the Local Authority to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school. For further information about the Birmingham ‘local offer’ for children with Special Educational Needs or disability (SEND) you can visit the link below.

The Trust

King Edward VI Academy Trust Birmingham is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Registered number 10654935. Registered office: Foundation Office, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UD. Tel: 0121 472 1147.

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