Portway Junior School,
Robin Croft Road,
Mainstream Junior School with 300 pupils on roll.
Set in a suburb of Derby, we currently have a learning mentor and a medical room on site. We have a ramp up to our ICT suite and the building is all on one level.
We have a flat playground and a large playing field.
We liaise closely with our Infant school (which is located next door) during the Year 2-3 transition.
We also liaise with Woodlands Community School (who is our main feeder secondary school) and any other secondary school our children may transfer to.
What support do we have for you as a parent/carer of a child with SEN&D7
This section is also appropriate for children and young people who are looked after by the Local Authority
? Class teachers, SENCo, Inclusions Manager and Head are available to discuss issues, as appropriate
to their roles in school.
? Your child’s target will be reviewed 3 times a year, we will work with you to plan and review these
either at Parents’ evenings or a designated meeting.
? We will meet with you 3 times a year to discuss how you think things are going
? We will hold meetings with outside professionals where and when appropriate
? We hold information evenings and an open afternoon for new starters
? We will share information with you about parent/carer support groups
How does the school support CYP with medical conditions?
The school follows ‘Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions
Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England’
The school has a policy regarding the administration and management of medicines on the school site.
Some CYP will have a care plan in place.
Staff have updates on conditions and medication affecting individual students and training, where
appropriate, so that they are able to manage medical situations.
How is our school accessible to CYP with SEN&D?
We offer some specialist equipment and facilities such as disabled toilets, sound field systems, blackout
blinds in each room.
Teaching resources and equipment used are equally accessible to all CYP.
After school and extra-curricular provision is accessible to all CYP including those with SEND. All CYP have
an equal opportunity to go on all school visits. Extra support is provided if required. Educational visits will
only be planned to locations accessible to all. Risk assessments are carried out prior to any off site activity.