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At Melbourne Junior School we are committed to equality of opportunity and the provision of the highest standard of education for all our pupils, including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).  Our SEN Information Report will give you information about how we identify SEND, and support children in our school who may have SEND.  In addition to supporting children with a range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, we also take the mental health and emotional well-being of all our pupils very seriously. If you would like to contact anyone to discuss SEND, or the emotional-well being of a child, please contact your child's class teacher, or the SENCO (Miss D. Martin).

Melbourne Junior School SEND information report

Accessibility Plan 2020 -2023

Training to support children with SEND


Both teaching and non teaching staff undertake a range of training events each year.

In the academic year 2022- 2023 this includes:

Attachment aware and trauma informed practice training - all staff

Precision Teaching - intervention training for our TA staff

Emotional Literacy Support training for our ELSA staff

Phonics training for all teachers and TAs

Sensory processing training for all staff and all TAs

Well being training for Well being lead teacher and all staff

Autism Education Trust training for SENDCo and all staff

Local SENDCo cluster meetings

Derbyshire SEND briefings


You can also see the Derbyshire Local Offer website, which holds information about available services for children with special needs, by clicking this link here.