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Special Educational Needs

Support for children with special needs at Marshgate


All children are offered a broad and balance curriculum through the delivery of the Foundation and National Curriculum. Some children may need some additional or different support to allow them to fully assess the curriculum. Special Educational Needs are broadly defined by the following four areas of need:

  • Communication and Interaction
  • Cognition and learning
  • Social, emotional and mental health
  • Sensory and / or physical needs


Early identification is the key to later success. An SEN support plan is drawn up through collaboration between teachers and parents. We work in partnership with families to support every child. Marshgate also has a dedicated member of staff called a SENCo (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) who works specifically to organise the help and support for children with special educational needs. Additional adults within school or specialists from outside agency may work with a child as deemed appropriate by school and parents.


Mrs Flavin is currently the SENCo at Marshgate and works on Wednesday to Friday.



You can contact Mrs Flavin directly on or by telephone on 0208 332 6219 (extension 3).


For more information, please download our SEN Information report.


The local offer of services provided by the local authority via Achieving for Children can be found at