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Inclusion

   

Thameside Primary aims to be an inclusive school. Click here to read our policy. 

We are extremely proud of our most recent 2019 OFSTED report, stating that:

'This is a highly inclusive school. Pupils with special educational needs and / or disabilities (SEND) are supported incredibly well'. 

We know how to achieve educational inclusion by:

  • Identifying and overcoming potential barriers to learning and assessment
  • Responding to diverse learning needs
  • Setting suitable and aspirational learning challenges for all children

To get to know the children in our school quickly, every child has a One-Page Profile (download below). Templates for more creative one-page profiles can be found by clicking here.

Mrs Harkins  is the school 'Inclusion Manager'. Mrs Harkins has an open door policy to all parents at Thameside Primary. Read Mrs Harkins' One-Page Profile (see below) to get to know her better. She can help support any pupils with special educational needs, disabilities, medical conditions or those with English as an additional language. 

Mrs Harkins' email address is: inclusion@thameside.reading.sch.uk

 

Mrs Thomas and Mrs Muldoon are the 'Assistant SENDCos', supporting Mrs Harkins in getting support for any child with special, educational needs, disabilities, medical conditions or support with English as an additional language. Mrs Thomas works Monday-Thursday and Mrs Muldoon works Monday-Wednesday. 

Mrs Thomas' email address is: rthomas@thameside.reading.sch.uk 

Mrs Muldoon's email address is: cmuldoon@thameside.reading.sch.uk

'Pupils with SEND really do well in this school. They are happy and fully involved in the day-to-day life of school. Leaders take extra steps to make sure that the curriculum for pupils with SEND helps them to thrive and develop their independence.' 

OFSTED, Nov. 2019

Also, see our whole school provision map below which was compiled by children, parents, external partners and staff.

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