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Additional Needs

What is meant by Additional Needs?

'Additional needs means any child or young person with a physical, sensory, communication, behavioural or learning disability, or a long-term or life-limiting condition. This may also include children with emotional health and wellbeing needs where there is an impact on their daily life, including those with more significant mental health problems.'

(Source: Deptartment for Education)

What help will I get to prepare me for the future?

If you have a Statement of special educational needs, you have an annual review every year in school.  This is a meeting to find out how you are getting on and if you need more help.  In years 9, 10 and 11 your Additional Needs Personal Adviser may be at your reviews to help you plan for the future.

Some things to think about before your review….

Annual Review Thoughts

When you leave school your Statement of Special Educational Needs will end.

If you go to college or training, it will be replaced by a Learning Difficulty Assessment, so you will still get the support you need.

Your Additional Needs Personal Adviser will write the Learning Difficulty Assessment.

From Summer 2014 you will have to stay in learning or training until you are 18.

Additional Needs Personal Adviser contact details

Katy Blessett - 01733 863932

Email: katy.blessett@peterborough.gov.uk

Janet McNeill - 01733 863902

Email: janet.mcneill@peterborough.gov.uk

David Rhodes - 01733 863900

Email: david.rhodes@peterborough.gov.uk

 

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