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23/06/17

Retweetd From Karl Hoods

Great to see inspiring future generations. Hope the students had fun! https://t.co/DWifo4WsCa

20/06/17

Retweetd From FDM Group

Congratulations to students! Fun 3 days!! Thank you for coming https://t.co/IkGSt8kDmV

20/06/17

Retweetd From FDM Group

Aiming for the top are with super ✏️ skills to boot. We know our Senior Designers will agree 🌟 https://t.co/61krlim4cM

06/04/17

Retweetd From Wandsworth Council

Young chef 2017 winner Shanice from with her signed cookbook https://t.co/igl0J0HHEp https://t.co/XDndwwZJrT

11/03/17

Retweetd From Lucy Werner

I spent a day mentoring a team of students from for Big Idea Challenge 2017 https://t.co/6JIoZL3mcV

10/03/17

Retweetd From WBC Youth Council

*waves* to Mental Health Champions! Morning of campaign creation ahead!

02/03/17

Retweetd From Harris Careers

New blog: wins award for Academic Excellence! https://t.co/qnWFRsx7OH https://t.co/libHGaejlk

28/02/17

Retweetd From FDM Group

Still can't get over how amazing it was having the students in at today. You're looking at future stars 👏 https://t.co/1e07GI6jMU

28/02/17

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Presenting their team values as a badge designed this morning, the talented students of kick-off their day with https://t.co/OAMFLCdc1N

28/02/17

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We're thrilled to welcome some amazing students to our London office. Inspiring the tech stars of tomorrow 🌟 https://t.co/mLxvithMGU

28/02/17

Retweetd From ElaineWilson

well done Dr Moody and others congratulations from

25/02/17

Retweetd From WernPR

Huge love to our 'Night Out' app team from - your idea was fantastic & enthusiasm infectious https://t.co/eTINimRJKv

24/02/17

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Congratulations on your award! We have just posted out coverage of the night, could you please RT? https://t.co/yAn1LdKycH

24/02/17

Retweetd From Victim Support

Fantastic! Thank you so much to the pupils! https://t.co/5oSkjdKbkL

24/02/17

Retweetd From Accelerator London

Good luck to at today! Have a great day 👍

23/02/17

Retweetd From First Give

Another big congratulations to and for winning £250. The students presentations were great! https://t.co/51qScNFeyo

23/02/17

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What an epic Final! Congratulations to for winning £1,000! Well done to the students at . https://t.co/7mXVLaSLoU

23/02/17

Retweetd From Caroline Sargeant

Fab team six rep; Salvation Army. very proud you won £250 for Final. Great work. are amazing! https://t.co/H6T9Thb4it

23/02/17

Retweetd From Caroline Sargeant

Well done team and rep from PACT. Winning £250 Final . Loving . Way to go! https://t.co/liAU05ggdj

23/02/17

Retweetd From Caroline Sargeant

are incredibly proud of team rep; Victim Support winning £1000. Great facts/stats, video and more! 👍 https://t.co/lOsPj51wzg

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

SEN & Disabilities

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) section of our website. All students have the right to achieve their maximum academic and social potential. At the Academy we believe that all students have learning differences rather than learning difficulties and it is our policy to identify and assess these differences and ensure that learning is supported and differentiated to ensure outstanding progress is made by all students.

We offer a range of support to develop teachers expertise and additional support within the classroom This includes drop-in sessions, in class training and observations from the SENCO, as  well as specialist advice/input within the classroom.  We also have a learning resource base in the Academy where students can access specialist intervention as appropriate.

The SENCO is Ms Feena Patel.

Contact details: 0207 622 0026
Email:  f.patel@harrisbattersea.org.uk

 

 


Harris Academy Battersea’s visions for pupils with SEND

Harris Academy Battersea is committed to providing an appropriate and high quality education for all children. We believe that all children, including those identified as having Special Educational Needs as well as every other student, have a common entitlement to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum. This curriculum should be accessible to them, and they will be fully included in all aspects of Academy life. We recognise that pupils learn at different rates and that there are many factors affecting achievement, including ability, emotional state, age and maturity. We are particularly aware of the needs of our pupils, for whom maturity is a crucial factor in terms of readiness to learn. We believe that many pupils, at some time in their Academy career, may experience difficulties which affect their learning, and we recognise that these may be long or short term. At the Academy we aim to identify these needs as they arise and provide teaching and learning contexts which enable every child to achieve to his or her full potential.

It is also worth noting that from 1st September 2014, there are some changes to SEN legislation, following the Children’s and Families Act 2014. A summary of key changes are below, but please visit the link at the bottom of the page for further information.

The SEN Code of Practice key changes

The Code of Practice (2014) covers the 0-25 age range and includes guidance relating to disabled children and young people as well as those with SEN

  • There is a clearer focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels
  • There is a stronger focus on high aspirations and on improving outcomes for children and young people
  • It includes guidance on the joint planning and commissioning of services to ensure close co-operation between education, health and social care
  • It includes guidance on publishing a Local Offer of support for children and young people with SEN or disabilities
  •  For children and young people with more complex needs a co-ordinated assessment process and the new 0-25 Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan) replace statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs)
  • There is a greater focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood

To see the new SEN Code of Guidance 2014, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/325875/SEND-Code_of_Practice-June2014.pdf

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