Banks St Stephens C of E Primary School

Speech, Language and Social Communication


My child has difficulties with Communication and Interaction.

This can include:

  • Understanding language.
  • Using language.
  • Understanding how to communicate socially with other people.
  • Conditions include: Specific Language Disorder, ASD/ASC (Autism), Asperger Syndrome, speech sound disorders/delay.

What can Banks St Stephens offer?

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEND practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • 1 to 1 Learning Assistant support for identified children
  • Small group booster classes for both Maths and English
  • Individual Education Plans for identified pupils that map out support, success and targets
  • Consultation with Teachers, Pupils and Parents in developing an identified child's learning support
  • Consultation with experts from outside agencies e.g. Educational Psychologists
  • Social Skills development for small groups and individuals
  • Team Building groups to develop communication skills
  • Care and Share nurture groups
  • Digital technology (IPADS, Learn Pads, Desktop and Laptop PCs) that allows children to access the mainstream curriculum in alternative ways

For additional information please refer to the school’s SEND policy and local offer which can be found on the policies page of this website.