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English Martyrs Primary School

"As part of God's family we grow together, respect each otherand challenge ourselves to be the best that we can be."

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Special Educational Needs

SEND Special Educational Needs and Disability

We pride ourselves in our ability to offer and successfully deliver a full curriculum that is inclusive to all children. We work hard to support children with a wide range of academic, physical and social needs. This may be in the form of classroom based support or withdrawn support, often in small group or one-to-one sessions using resources from within the school and from the support services within the local authority.


The school maintains very close working relationships with children, staff, parents and other agencies. We consider our partnership with parents to be of the utmost importance. We encourage parents to discuss progress regularly with class teachers and with the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO). The school and the governing body regularly review its provision for children with special needs and ensure that staff are well prepared and trained. If you would like to discuss any issue regarding your child and Special Educational Needs please speak to our SENCO Mrs Corry who will be happy to provide both information and support.


Contact details:

                            0161 748 7257


Below is some information that might be of use to you if your child has any Special Educational Needs.

General Information Websites



Office for Advice, Assistance, Support and Information on Special Needs

Cambian Group, Click here to visit website

We are one of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK. Although our work embraces many specialist disciplines, it is united by a common purpose: to actively enable each and every one of the people in our care to achieve their personal best, however it is defined by them or for them.



Department of Health

Department of Health, Click here to visit website

The Department of Health (DH) helps people to live better for longer. We lead, shape and fund health and care in England, making sure people have the support, care and treatment they need, with the compassion, respect and dignity they deserve.




Family Education Website

Family Education, Click here to visit website

What is ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), and how does it affect kids? Get the facts about attention disorders and medications, read expert advice, and gain insight into how best to help your child succeed -- both in school and out.




ADDISS, Click Here to visit website

Welcome to ADDISS, The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service. We provide people-friendly information and resources about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to anyone who needs assistance - parents, sufferers, teachers or health professionals. Whatever you're looking for in ADHD, we'll do our best to help.


Autism and Aspergers




National Autistic Society, Click Here to visit website

Around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum. Together with their families they make up around 2.8 million people whose lives are touched by autism every single day.



Autism Independent UK

Autism Independent UK, Click Here to Visit Website

Autism Independent UK helps to increase awareness of autism to the notice of all, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment.


Local Offer



Local Offer

Trafford Council, Click here to visit website

Welcome to Trafford's local offer of support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs or who are Disabled (SEND).






Dyspraxia Foundation

Dyspraxia Foundation, Click Here to Visit Website

Dyspraxia, also known as developmental coordination disorder (DCD), is a common disorder of childhood affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination in children and adults. It is a lifelong condition and is formally recognised by international organsations including the World Health Organisation.





British Dyslexia Association

BDA, Click Here to Visit Website

Ten percent (10%) of the population are dyslexic; 4% severely so. Dyslexia is identified as a disability as defined in the Equality Act 2010. Many of the dyslexic people across the UK, whether adults or children, are unable to fulfil their potential as a large percentage of the population still do not understand what dyslexia is, the difficulties which the condition presents and do not know how best to support them. Dyslexia is not an obvious difficulty; it is hidden.



Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action, Click Here to Visit Website

Epilepsy can affect anyone at any age and from any walk of life, and globally over 50 million people have the condition. Epilepsy Action is here to support people every step of the way through living with the condition.


Gifted And Talented



Gifted and Talented

Gifted and Talented, Click Here to Visit Website

'Gifted and talented' is a term used in schools to describe children who have the potential to develop significantly beyond what is expected for their age.


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


OCDUK, Click Here to Visit Website

OCD-UK is the leading national charity, independently working with and for almost one million children and adults whose lives are affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).






Tourettes Action, Click Here to Visit Website

Tourette Syndrome is an inherited, neurological condition, the key features of which are tics, involuntary and uncontrollable sounds and movements. TS is a complex condition and covers a wide spectrum of symptoms.


Visual Impairment




RNIB, Click Here to Visit Website

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Whether you’re losing your sight or you’re blind or partially sighted, our practical and emotional support can help you face the future with confidence.