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Dogsthorpe Academy

Special Educational Needs

SEN Home Learning Support

Imaginary Play                                                                                                Maths Hunt

Fine Motor Control Activities                                                                        Indoor Hunt

Memory Games                                                                                             Lego Challenge

Spring Hunt                                                                                                    Butterfly food

Senses Hunt                                                                                                   Potato Homes

Nature Hunt                                                                                                   Nature Sounds

Rainbow Hunt                                                                                                Dyslexia Word Mat

Emotive Sorting                                                                                             100 Indoor Ideas


The Dogsthorpe Academy is an inclusive school which means that we look at the needs of all pupils; children with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, children who are Gifted and Talented, children who have English as an additional language, children who have issues with their behaviour and children with social and emotional needs.

Click here to access GAT SEN and disability policy 2019/2020

Click here to access our SEN Information Report 2020/2021

Click here to access our Accessibility Plan

From September we will follow the Special Needs Code of Practice (2014). Under the discrimination Act 2001 we have ensured that our Academy building allows access to disabled pupils.

Where children suffer from a temporary disability following an accident or medical treatment, we carry out a risk assessment prior to their return to school so that we can ensure their health and safety and access to the curriculum. We ask parents/carers to always inform the Academy immediately when their child suffers limitations to their mobility such as broken arms and legs.

Our support staff have a wide variety of skills and qualifications in working with children with additional needs. We actively encourage parents/carers to discuss any concerns as soon as they occur or if they are worried about the progress their child is making with their class teacher in the first instance.

Special Educational needs concerns can be discussed with the Academy Special Educational needs Co-ordinator, Mrs Hawkey.