Additional Learning Needs
Additional Learning Needs [ ALN] is the term now used to describe pupils who were previously known as having Special Educational Needs [ SEN] .
The way that pupils are recognised as having ALN is changing . Parents for pupils who have previously been placed on our ALN register will be asked to attend a meeting in school to discuss their pupils needs, to set targets and to decide a way forward. It may be decided that your child may no longer be placed on the ALN register . This will mean that your child will be supported at an Universal level within the classroom.
The meeting is called a Person Centred Planning Meeting. [ PCP] and everyone's thoughts are recorded . School will invite appropriate professionals from health and education as well as parents and pupils to contribute to the meeting.
The questions we consider are:
The following information will give you more detailed information about ALN.
If you have any concerns please speak to your child's class teacher or contact Mrs Rooney[ ALNCo].
This link will take you to a parent portal for the Language Links Programme that we use in school . You can have free access to resources and ideas to support the development of receptive language and articulation of sounds.
Support for Parents + Pupils
Please contact school if you concerned about the support your child is able to access. We will work together to solve any concerns .
If you feel that we cannot sufficiently address your concerns Snap Cymru is an organisation that provides support and advice to parents and pupils and will also work with school to resolve problems.