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Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

At Therfield, our aim is to raise the aspirations of and expectations for all young people with SEND.

We are committed to:

  • identifying and providing for students who have special educational needs and additional needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • operating a “whole student, whole school” approach to the management and provision of support for special educational needs and disabilities
  • providing support and advice for all staff working with students with SEND

There are two SEND departments at Therfield:

  • The CoIN Centre for children with an EHCP for communication and interaction needs and who are allocated to the Centre by Surrey County Council
  • Learning Support which provides support and monitors progress for all other students on the Special Educational Needs register (Code of Practice).

Each department offers:

  • Support by teaching assistants in mainstream lessons
  • Withdrawal lessons including 1:1 and small group work
  • Extensive resources including computer software 
  • Homework club
  • Support at break and lunch times
  • Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSAs)
  • Social skills groups
  • Nurture groups
  • Exam arrangements
  • Support for vocational courses.
  • Help with extra-curricular activities such as the Duke of Edinburgh Award
For further information please click below for the SEND information report or contact our SENCo directly. 
Mrs Helen Baggs
Email: HBaggs@therfield.surrey.sch.uk
Telephone: 01372 818123 ext. 234

Specific SEND Policies

Special Educational Needs Policy

CoIN Info Report 2023-24

SEND Info Report 2023-24