SEND Information Report (Quick View)

SEND Information Report Quick View

The full Newsham SEND information report forms part of Northumberland Local Offer

Read the full report here

About our School 

Newsham Primary School is a  two storey mainstream building, for pupils from Nursery to Year 6.


Wheelchair accessible (upper floor via the lift)
EVAC chair with trained staff
Toilets with disability access
Auditory and visual enhancements
All room signs are in Braille
Contrasting paint colours
Textured paving and dropped kerbs
Loop facility

Core offer

All pupils, including those with SEND receive quality first teaching. Newsham adopts a graduated approach.


Teaching Strategies include

· Start Listening        · Systematic phonics (Letters and Sounds)

· Education City        · Read. Write. Inc

· Let’s think                · Time Tables Rockstars

·  Mathletics               · Talk Boost

·  Project X                 · Speech and language therapy

·  Fresh Start               · Language for Thinking

· Accelerated Reader     ·  Black Sheep Press·

. Emotional and behavioural support and counselling

For further information on the above topics, click here

·  Precision teaching

· Numicon

· Penpals


Range of provision

All lessons are as inclusive as possible, with all children having inclusive access to all activities and educational visits
Effective relationships with a wide range of Educational and Health support services
Specialist trained staff
Pupil profiles
Regular progress meetings
Additional lunchtime support
Trained lunchtime staff
Staff trained in medical procedures
Experienced named Governor for SEND
Nurture facilities and environment
Additional intervention spaces
Sensory space
Toilet and Shower facilities supporting disability access
Referrals to relevant education and health agencies
Dales teaching schools learning alliance
Access to school health team
Blyth partnership
Pupil referral unit
Daily breakfast club
After school club Monday-Thursday

Parental support

Regular opportunities for parents to join us in school
Flexible induction
After school activities for children and/or parents
Formal parent evenings
Reading diaries, homework planners and homework books
Facebook, Twitter and regular blog updates on the school website
Tapestry online learning journals for EYFS
Pupil profile sharing
SEND review meetings
Outside agencies – Education/Health
Medical care plans
Parent support groups
Parent forums/consultation groups