The SENCO is the Special Educational Needs Coordinator. This role at Leigh C of E Primary school is undertaken by the Deputy Head Teacher - Mrs Jenny Mclean who has completed the National Award for Special Educational Needs coordination.
The SENCO has day-to-day responsibility for the operation of SEN policy and co-ordination of specific provision made to support individual pupils with SEN, including those who have EHC plans or statements of Special Educational Needs.
The SENCO provides professional guidance to colleagues and will work closely with staff, parents and other agencies. The SENCO is aware of the provision in the Local Offer and is able to work with professionals providing a support role to families to ensure that pupils with SEN receive appropriate support and high quality teaching.
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