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Additional Education Needs

Learning

Overview

The school will regularly review its approach to student engagement and participation so that all students, including those with special educational needs, have opportunities to share their views on issues that affect them in school.

To foster a whole-shool, inclusive and integrated approach to provision for Special Educational  Needs students that ensures that these students have access to, participate in and benefit from an education suitable to their needs at Rockwell College.

Anna Dunne, SEN Coordinator

The SEN Team:

Includes the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO), teachers of learning support classes and Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) 

Provides diagnostic testing, monitoring and advice to subject teachers, students and parents/guardians as well as direct teaching for students who have SEN

Work collaboratively to create Student Support Files for SEN students

Is responsible in consultation with other relevant agencies and individuals for the development and delivery of the Student Support Plan (SSP)

Additional Education Needs Faculty:

Ms Anna Dunne - Special Education Needs Coordinator

Mr. Martin Daly

Ms Aine Meally

Mr. Ian Murphy

Ms. Breda Corcoran - SNA

Ms. Stephanie Loughnane - SNA

 

Special Needs Education

Rockwell College Special Educational Needs Policy:

  • To foster a whole-shool, inclusive and integrated approach to provision for Special Educational  Needs students that ensures that these students have access to, participate in and benefit from an education suitable to their needs at Rockwell College.
  • To ensure that students with special educational needs are identified and provided for in a fair and equitable manner so that their learning potential and their sense of self-worth and dignity are developed and respected.
  • To ensure that all members of staff are aware of the special educational needs of students and of their own role in meeting the educational needs of these students.
  • To ensure that students with special educational needs are offered a broad, balanced, relevant, progressive, continuous and differentiated curriculum and that they are provided for in an inclusive way.
  • To develop students’ self esteem, confidence and feelings of achievement and fulfilment in accordance with the school’s Mission Statement and related policies.

Ms Anna Dunne - Special Education Needs Coordinator

Mr. Martin Daly

Ms Aine Meally

Mr. Ian Murphy

Ms. Breda Corcoran - SNA

Ms. Stephanie Loughnane - SNA

 

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