Responsibilities of The Achievement Support Department

Looking after the learning progress of students with a Special Educational Need by:

•    Ensuring that all students with special educational needs/disabilities are provided with the opportunity to achieve academic, social and economic success. •    Advising teaching staff about the individual needs of students with special educational needs/disabilities. •    Assessing students to ensure that the most appropriate access arrangements are put in place during formal assessment periods/ exams. •    Providing additional out of lesson activities to progress individual students and groups of students. •    Co-ordinating Achievement Support Assistant in-class support to ensure that all students with SEND achieve appropriate academic progress in line with target grades.  

Looking after the learning progress of students who are experiencing difficulties in maintaining progress by:

•    Advising teaching staff about the individual needs of students  •    Assessing students to ensure that the most appropriate access arrangements are put in place during formal assessment periods/ exams. •    Providing additional out of lesson activities to progress individual students and groups of students.

Looking after the learning progress of students with temporary/long term medical needs by:

•    Supervising and recording the administration of prescribed medicines. •    Completing health care plans for individual students. •    Ensuring that correct procedures are applied when administrating medicines during school trips/visits. •    Providing opportunities for staff to be trained to supervise diabetic and severely allergic students.

Looking after the learning progress of students who are in the care of Hampshire or neighbouring Local Authorities by:

Appointing a Key Worker who will: •    Monitor academic progress every half term. •    Attend reviews. •    Maintain close liaison with carers, Children's Services and parents.

Looking after the learning progress of students  who have been placed on a Child Protection Plan or a Child in Need Plan by: Appointing a Key Worker who will: •    Ensure that confidentiality is maintained and that the student is provided with a discreet and confidential individual support package within the school setting. •    Attend core group meetings to ensure protection plan is adhered to. •    Liaise with other professionals. •    Be available during the school day to provide support for the student if required.

Looking after the learning progress of students with temporary /long term behaviours which prevent them from accessing full time mainstream education by :

•    Providing access to our Student Support Centre whereby students are provided with learning/social and emotional support to access mainstream curriculum lessons under the supervision of specialist staff. •    Providing individual learning programmes for students in order that they will achieve academic success as well as social/emotional support to overcome learning barriers. •    Providing and co-ordinating educational training opportunities available for KS4 students on an individual basis.   •    Seeking advice and support from Hampshire’s Education Inclusion Service, including the possibility of placement at the Forest Education Centre where students are provided with temporary or long term learning/social and emotional support to access KS4 qualifications under the supervision of specialist staff.

 

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