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SEND Contacts

Contact in school:


Jane Thompson  is the school SENDCO  and is happy to meet with families anytime. Contact school  on (0191) 2869324 : alternatively, email




Alternatively, you may wish to speak to our Family Support Advisor, Wendy McCulla, who hosts drop in sessions for all parents between 9:00 to 10.00 am every day.

Useful links


If you have any concerns about your child’s SEN, progress or provision we would urge you to come into school and discuss matters further with your child’s class teacher or the school SENCO. Although school complaints procedures are in place, we would always hope to resolve any issues or concerns informally by working in partnership with parents.

Newcastle's local offer for families can be found here.


Additional information

Parents can contact SEND Information, Advice and Support Service for impartial information, advice and support in relation to their child’s SEN and/or disability on 0191 284 0480 or by email:


Department for Education SEND guide for parents and carers

A guide on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND).

Department for Education and Department for Health information: 


Children and Families Act 2014

SEND Code of Practice


The National Autistic Society

Visual Impairment, Newcastle City Council

Education Healthcare Plan

Other useful information/contacts



Northeast Special Needs Network
(Supports families with disabled children/young people from birth to 25 years)
Northeast Special Needs Network
Northern Counties Site
Tankerville Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne

Phone and fax
Admin: 0191 281 2485
Family Advice Workers: 0191 281 2255


The National Autistic Society

Autism Helpline
Tel: 0808 800 4104 (open 10:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday)
Text: 07903 200 200


Tourette Syndrome (TS)


Useful information and advice can be found at



Updated October 2021