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Fox Hollies Special School

Fox Hollies Special School

Special Educational Needs (SEN) & Disability Information.

SEND & Local Offer
From September 2014, all schools are expected to publish information about their provision for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). This includes the 'Local Offer', which helps parents/carers understand what services they and their families can expect from a range of local agencies.

Our Provision

Types of need

Examples in or School

How we check it is working

Cognition And Learning


Small classes.

High adult to child ratios.

Personalised targets for pupils.


Experienced staff team.

Regional Makaton trainer.


Regular assessments of personal targets


Review of Statements/EHCP.

Physical Difficulties


Support for physical difficulties, provision of physiotherapy services and support for motor programmes.


Experienced staff team.


Use of total communication approach for example Makaton, objects of reference photographs and symbols.


Provision of speech therapy Communication targets for all pupils.


Regional Makaton trainer.

Regular review of communication targets.




Monitoring and support by school team.


Review of Statements/EHCP.

Complex Medical



Experienced staff team.


On site nursing is available.


Support for feeding difficulties.


Speech and Language therapist experienced in dysphasia.


Ongoing CPD for staff.


Personalised targets and planning for individuals.


Staff evaluations of training Review of Statements/ EHCP.