At Sandwich Technology School, we are committed to offering an inclusive education to ensure the best possible progress for all of our pupils, whatever their needs or abilities.
More information about our provision and the support available is provided within our published Special Educational Needs and Disability Policy:
Our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (Judith Goodrich) is a qualified teacher and has been awarded the National Award for SEN Co-ordination and the Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements (PAPAA). She also holds the following qualifications: PGCE (SpLD) and MA (Enabling Learning, Inclusion and Institutional Development). The SENCo, with the support of the Assistant SENCo, is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the school's SEND Policy.
If you have any queries with regard to the services and support available at STS, please contact Mrs Goodrich, who will be happy to help:
The Department for Education has published the following ‘Guide for Parents and Carers’ to explain how the system that supports children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) works:
Additionally, every Local Authority must have a ‘local offer’ that is available on the internet. The following link will take you to the information provided by Kent County Council in this regard: