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 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Waverley Junior Academy aims to provide an inclusive educational environment for every pupil, providing them with the opportunity to fulfill his/her potential using best endeavours to secure special educational provision.   

We therefore ensure that: - 

All teachers have high expectations of pupils with SEND, including a commitment to ensuring they can achieve their full educational   

All teachers deliver high quality provision to meet the needs of pupils with SEND

We identify and assess pupils with SEND as early as possible and provide a flexible and staged structure of provision to meet all identified

We collaborate with education, health and social care services to provide resources to meet the needs of

Teachers are responsible and accountable for the progress and development of all the pupils in their class, including where pupils access support from teaching assistants or specialist

All staff develop their awareness of special educational needs and focus on inclusive practice to remove barriers to learning with access to a broad, balanced yet relevant mainstream curriculum which is differentiated to ensure continuing progress.

All pupils with SEND to be actively involved in the decision making process and be allowed to express their views, wishes and feelings. These views will be taken into account when planning their curriculum giving them greater choice and

We involve parents/carers as partners in the education of their children and provided them with the information and support necessary to enable participation in decision

Pupils with SEND engage in the activities of the Academy alongside pupils who do not have SEND. This reflects their rights as stated in the Children’s Act 1989 and the Equality Act

All pupils are valued equally as individuals taking into consideration other factors which contribute to learning, behaviour, wellbeing and state of mind


The Academy’s SEND Information Report is part of the Rotherham Local Offer for learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).

The Local Offer can be found using the following link  The Academy’s Local Governing Body has a legal duty to publish the SEND Information Report on their website to explain the implementation of Waverley Junior Academy’s policy for pupils with SEND.

The downloadable documents below provide more information regarding our SEND Report and provision within the academy.

WJA SEND Information Report 



If you are concerned that your child has, or may have special educational needs, and you wish to discuss the support available at Waverley Junior Academy please contact: 


SENDCo - Claire Rose   - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Principal  - Cathryn Keeton  - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


ACET Inclusion Lead  - Cheryl Barquero - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Useful Links 

Autism Information and Advice 

National Autism Society