I am extremely proud to share the findings from our Ofsted Short Inspection on 15 March which concludes Garlinge Primary School and Nursery continues to be a 'GOOD' school and 'pupils are nurtured at the school and thrive in the calm, orderly environment.
Please click here to view the report.
I hope you enjoy reading the report as much as I did.
IASK (information, Advice and Support Kent) are holding launch event on 7 November 9am-1pm at Botany Bay Hotel. They are encouraging parents and carers of SEND children to attend to learn about how they can support families of children and young people (0 – 25 years) with special educational needs or disabilities. Their advice and support is confidential and impartial. They have an experienced team who will listen and discuss any issues around your child's education and development in complete confidence including:
For more information go to their website: https://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/special-educational-needs/who-to-contact/Information-Advice-and-Support-Kent/about-Information-Advice-and-Support-Kent
ICAN: www.ican.org.uk. This website offers a range of information services for parents and practitioners that provides help and advice about speech, language and communication for all school-aged children.
AFASIC: www.afasic.org.uk. This website supports parents and represents children young people with speech, language and communication needs.
Talking Point: www.talkingpoint.org.uk. This website has useful advice for teaching staff around adapting the classroom environment and supplementing teaching approaches.
National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) www.ndcs.org.uk. This website offers a range of information and advice for children/young people with hearing impairment and their parents.
www.autism.org.uk - this website is a good source for advice and information.
Family Sign Language: www.familysignlanguage.org.uk
British Dyslexia Association: https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/
IPad Tools for Dyslexic Users: https://www.callscotland.org.uk/common-assets/cm-files/posters/using-the-ipad-to-support-dyslexia.pdf
Microsoft's Suite of Products: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accessibility