Our school SENCO is Mrs Sharon Wilson. Please contact the office if you would like to speak to her. She will be available in school on specific days in the week. These days will be shared with parents when we start back in September. As with pastoral care, class teachers take the primary lead for children with SEND. However, Mrs Wilson will coordinate support and intervention.


Brown’s Church of England Primary School recognises that children are created in the image of God but also values their individuality as they explore their own God given talents and are treated with respect and dignity at all times. We are committed to giving all of our children every opportunity to achieve the highest of standards.


We actively seek to overcome the barriers to learning and participation that can hinder or exclude individual pupils, or groups of pupils. This means that equality of opportunity must be a reality for our children. We make this a reality through the attention we pay to the different individuals, and groups of children within our school. We aim to have inclusive classrooms where all children are supported through friendly strategies and peer support.

Monitoring and evaluating our SEND provision is key to ensuring that we offer high quality teaching and learning to our pupils.  The Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team regularly monitor and evaluate the quality of provision for all pupils and SEND pupils are always included within that cycle.  The SENCO also conducts additional monitoring and evaluation, explicitly for our pupils with SEND, the results of which are shared with all staff and Academy Committee. 


Brown's C of E Primary School is part of the Lincoln Anglian Academies Trust (LAAT) and as such the school works closely with the LAAT SEND Network to share expertise and 'Good Practice' across the Trust.  The LAAT SEND Network collaboratively plan and reflect on effective practice in SEND and aims to provide consistency of provision across their schools.  


Monitoring the impact and effectiveness of SEND provision on the progress and outcomes for children on the SEND register is set out clearly in our SEND policy 

In summary it is monitored through:

• analysis of pupil tracking data and test results at pupil progress meetings and SEN surgeries held with SLT and the SENCO.

• progress against national data and based on their age and starting points.

• interventions baseline and exit data.

• progress against individual outcomes set on a pupil's IEP, tracking small steps of progress.

• robust evaluation of policy and practice (in staff and Academy Committee meetings).

• SENCO/SLT/Academy Committee monitoring.

• staff Appraisal meetings.

• parent questionnaires.

• learning walks and observations of lessons and interventions.

• pupils’ work in 'book looks' and 'pupil voice' interviews.

SEN Policy

Sensory Circuits


At Horbling Brown’s C of E School we have started a programme called Sensory Circuits. This is a regular daily programme of specifically designed physical activities which are intended to focus concentration in readiness for the day’s learning. These activities are collectively known as a Sensory Circuit and encourage the development of a child’s sensory integration. Sensory integration is the ability to take in, sort out, process and make use of information in the world around us. These take place in a child friendly environment that is fun, while promoting social and emotional development.


What is a sensory circuit?

A sensory circuit is a set of physical activities to help us get ready for the day’s learning. We start with alerting activities, then move on to organising activities and then finish with calming activities.


What are alerting activities?

Alerting activities are designed to prepare our brains for learning.

We might do skipping and jumping activities, hopscotch, step-ups, and using space hoppers and trampettes.


What are organising activities?

Organising activities are designed to help us become more skillful in organising our body, and doing more than one thing at once in a set order. This helps to increase our attention and focus. We might be doing climbing and balancing sequences, obstacle courses, and aiming towards a target.


What are calming activities?

Calming activities include gentle squeezing and massaging to make sure we return to our classrooms calm and ready to learn.