SEND Director: Sue Fulbrook
Acorn Education Trust aims to prepare all learners who have SEND so that they make progress towards and achieve their goals in school and for the future.
We are committed to developing high quality provision for learners with SEND and seek to constantly review requirements of schools and effectively tackle current issues.
Please see our MAT SEND Information Report for more detail.
New ventures established within the Trust include:
With Mr Widger, our level 3 forest schools practitioner and qualified teachers, this provision is pitched at improving our offer for children who benefit from additional access to outdoor education. Set in an area of woodland adjacent to Kingdown School in Warminster, the group runs every Friday during term time. The children play games in the woodland, build dens and crafts and learn how to look after the outdoors amongst other planned activities. For further information, please contact the SEND Director.
“Linked to” the home school, this primary alternative provision centre offers the opportunity for learners who are struggling with the demands of mainstream school to access a different setting on full time or part time basis. Link 2 is designed to accommodate children who may have social, emotional or behavioural needs or additional sensory or communication needs which prevent a smooth day at mainstream school. Set up in an ASD friendly environment, Link 2 helps children to manage their emotions and develop a toolkit to take back to their home school equipping them with strategies to better manage their behaviour. Furthermore, each child is offered a bespoke programme to make best use of their time there and weekly feedback is provided to home and schools. Placements are available for children in Years 2 to 7 although careful consideration is given to the mix of age ranges in any one session.
See Schools Guide to Link 2 for further information.
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