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Special Educational Needs

At Christ the Sower Ecumenical School
  • We aim to meet the needs of individual children through highly effective teaching and learning and a nurturing environment based on Christian values and ethos.
  • There is an emphasis on early identification of needs through supportive and preventative strategies which reduce barriers to learning.
  • We work in a flexible, personalised way to develop effective partnerships with children and their parents/carers, the SENCO,  specialist teaching staff and external professionals such as speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) to ensure that the school can meet a broad range of special educational needs.

We regularly monitor all children’s progress and wellbeing in order to support their learning within a broad curriculum. We aim to foster a culture of lifelong, independent learning and social skills for all children, using a wide range of strategies in order to remove any barriers to children achieving everything they are capable of.

Our SEN Information Report can be viewed below

Our SEN Policy is part of a set of Policies contained in our Inclusion Policy and can be viewed below.

The Local Offer The Local Offer is a directory of information that helps families to find and access support. All local authorities are required to have their own local offer as part of the government’s SEND reforms.

The Local Offer for Milton Keynes can be found on the following website:  Education and SEND | Milton Keynes City Council (

The Milton Keynes Local Offer Facebook page is available here: MK Local Offer | Milton Keynes | Facebook

Milton Keynes Council Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Contact details: SEND Support Line enquires, support, advice and information 01908 657 825 or email:

If you have any concerns regarding your child, please speak to the class teacher in the first instance. They will be happy to arrange an appointment at a mutually convenient time.

You can also contact:

SENCo: Alison Summerfield – 01908 867356

SENDIAS offering free, confidential and impartial information. 01908 254518 - Advice Line: Monday-Friday 10am to 3pm Email        SENDIAS website