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Welcome to the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities area of our website


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities is often referred to as SEN or SEND.

The coordinator of SEND at Wheelock is Mrs Rachael Williamson and she can be reached on the email address below:

On 1st September 2014, the Children and Families Act 2014 introduced a new frameworkfor children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

All Local Authorities are required to publish information on 'The Local Offer' about all SEND services they provide, along with details of any eligibility for specialist services. 

Please see the link below for information regarding Cheshire East Local Offer.

Preparing for Adulthood

Throughout our Preparing for Adulthood (PFA) curriculum we meet the needs of all children, in particular complex SEND.

We focus on the provision needed to achieve and develop EHCP outcomes and we broaden the pupil’s development, enabling them to develop and discover their interests and talents.

Our provision is imaginative yet achievable which is effective at giving our pupils the skills, knowledge and experience they need to progress.

Regularly we liaise with outside agencies, such as the speech and language therapists and the autism team where we discuss how we can support the pupils in making progress and achieve their potential.

Our aim is to raise aspirations and expectations and encourage as independent a life as possible where we focus on outcomes that are transferrable to the real world.


Page Downloads Date  
Special educational needs and disabilites guide for parents and carers 30th Apr 2021 Download
Special educational needs code of practice 30th Apr 2021 Download
Sen information report 2021 2022 03rd May 2022 Download
Inclusion and SEND Policy Nov 2021 03rd May 2022 Download