Special Educational Needs and Disabilities at Lowton West Primary School
Welcome to our SEND information page. Hopefully you will find everything that you need. We are continually adding and updating information about SEND on our website.
If you would like to discuss SEND in more detail, please contact Mrs Gould – our school SENCO to arrange an appointment on 01942 724 865
Should any of our families require an enlarged paper copy of our SEND Information Report or support in reading and accessing this report please contact the school office.
Other useful information:
The Wigan Authority Local Offer for Special educational needs and disability can be found at www.wigan.gov.uk/sendlocaloffer
The Wigan Parent Carer Forum’s SEND Bulletin Autumn 2020 is now available online, with current information on health, education and support for families. You can also find the Bulletin on Wigan Local Offer website.
ASC Pathway Service
The Autism Pathway and Service work with schools, teachers and parents to help support children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), you will find further information at the link below:
SENDIASS – Special Educational Needs and Disability Information and Advice Support Service
Offer, impartial information, advice and support to families of children and young people 0-25 years who have Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND)
Telephone 01942 233 323
Or get in touch by either calling on: 07776 599890, 07551 024929 or message via the SENDIASS Facebook page
Embrace - Wigan and Leigh
Offering advice and support for people with disabilities and their familes including behaviour support, family support, out of school activities.
Telephone 01942 233 323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Platt Bridge Community Zone, 81 Ribble Road, Platt Bridge Wigan WN2 5EG
Can support and advise young people and those who might be concerned about them : http://youngminds.org.uk/contact
Adults worried about a child : email@example.com
General enquiries : firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone : 020 7089 5050
Bereavement support for children and young people
Our expert team at Winston’s Wish offer advice, guidance and bereavement support to children, young people and families before and after the death of a parent, sibling or other loved one. Below you will find guidance on topics including talking to children about death, attending a funeral and coping with anniversaries. Also, we share our suggested reading list and activities to download, plus specialist advice for deaths by suicide, homicide and serious illness and advice on supporting children with SEND after a bereavement.