Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
‘Teachers have high expectations of pupils and know them well. As a result, pupils, including those with additional needs, achieve well.’ Ofsted November 2019
‘Differences between people are celebrated. Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are supported well and included in and out of class’ Ofsted November 2019
‘Pupils with SEND thrive because their learning is well supported.’ Ofsted November 2019
‘Leaders, including those responsible for governance, are determined to improve the life chances of all pupils. Disadvantage and disability are no barriers to achievement in this school.’ Ofsted November 2019
- At Underwood West Academy we are fully committed to providing a safe, secure and nurturing environment and aim to fully include children with Special Educational needs and Disabilities into all aspects of school life
- Within school there is a wide range of expertise and resources available to support children with special educational needs including provision for children with social, emotional and behavioural needs as well as academic.
- Our SEND Manager, Mrs H Stratford is always available to talk to you if you feel your child has additional needs or you require advice and support from other agencies.
For further information on the recent government changes for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities you may wish to visit the DFE site at
As a school we have been working with Cheshire East to produce a school information report detailing the nature of SEND support within our school.