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19/10/17

Told London staff & students re your inspiring podcast. Our motto: Step into your Greatness. Sounds like extreme ownership?!

19/10/17

Retweetd From Julia Quick

on 'The Expert Leaner' & of ability. Are high attainers a product of environment and study habits? https://t.co/QL8cdxJlc5

19/10/17

Thank you - the real work is done by our amazing staff who ensure bhvr management so consistent and who give kids such a great deal.

18/10/17

As we come to the end of a busy term, HAGR staff please know this: you are awesome. Kids, you're not bad either ;)

15/10/17

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Teacher of Spanish (P/ T) required at https://t.co/Qsfu5WDbXa

15/10/17

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Amazing! https://t.co/8k3N7Spuey

14/10/17

We've got some awesome rock bands here and would love another kit - come listen to us play it!

12/10/17

Back atcha!

12/10/17

Top 12% in England this year. Feels very special to have such great staff leading our children to greatness! https://t.co/5LajRaZIFf

12/10/17

What to do if your child is overweight https://t.co/vYrGHaWlNz

09/10/17

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Our wonderful Harris in Harmony students headlining at our conference https://t.co/0GGh9HyrX3

09/10/17

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Harris in Harmony choir doing us proud Conference in https://t.co/sFzLKI6oGw

09/10/17

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Wow, what an event! The finale of students singing was very spectacular. Glad to be part of something special https://t.co/Ch5gmIujB5

09/10/17

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

That was AWESOME! Thanks for having us sing for you https://t.co/l66EIWn036

09/10/17

Parents: reminder it's a staff training day today. We'll see your children tomorrow!

07/10/17

Retweetd From Schools Week

EXCLUSIVE: Harris academy chain to build 100 homes for teachers ~ https://t.co/f1Jo9V1Vgc

06/10/17

Retweetd From HAGR Performing Arts

Revealing the logo- 13/14 December at HAGR- https://t.co/Sk0tpFGVvt

06/10/17

Y12 team outside City Hall for the Young Consumer of the Year Finals! Thanks to Ms Dunn for leading them. https://t.co/xKk9kazT4e

04/10/17

Retweetd From Middle Park Primary

So happy to be receiving support from Ms Lewis from as our chn work towards the Young Mathematicians' Award https://t.co/IAf4IvVodY

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

SEN & Disabilities

Information on where the Local Authority’s Local Offer can be found at: http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200034/disabilities/1671/about_the_local_offer

All students have the right to achieve their maximum academic and social potential.   At the Academy we believe that all students have learning differences rather than learning difficulties and it is our policy to identify and assess these differences and ensure that learning is supported and differentiated to ensure outstanding progress is made by all students.

We offer a range of support to develop teachers expertise and additional support within the classroom, which includes: drop-in sessions, in class training and observations from the SENCO, as  well as specialist advice/input within the classroom.  We also have a learning resource base in the Academy where students can access specialist intervention as appropriate.

We can offer you detailed provision maps of what Harris Academy Greenwich can currently offer for your child, depending on their needs and the support they require. If you have any additional questions, concerns or worries, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the SEND team.

The SENCO is Mr Dan Sofianos
Contact details: 0208 859 0133
Email: d.sofianos@harrisgreenwich.org.uk

The Assistant SENCO is Mrs Nikki Williams
Contact details: 0208 859 0133

Email: n.williams@harrisgreenwich.org.uk

Harris Academy Greenwich's vision for pupils with SEND

Harris Academy Greenwich is committed to providing an appropriate and high quality education for all children. We believe that all children, including those identified as having Special Educational Needs as well as every other student, have a common entitlement to a broad and balanced academic and social curriculum. This curriculum should be accessible to them, and they will be fully included in all aspects of Academy life. We recognise that pupils learn at different rates and that there are many factors affecting achievement, including ability, emotional state, age and maturity. We are particularly aware of the needs of our pupils, for whom maturity is a crucial factor in terms of readiness to learn. We believe that many pupils, at some time in their Academy career, may experience difficulties which affect their learning, and we recognise that these may be long or short term. At the Academy we aim to identify these needs as they arise and provide teaching and learning contexts which enable every child to achieve to his or her full potential.

It is also worth noting that from 1st September 2014, there are some changes to SEN legislation, following the Children’s and Families Act 2014. A summary of key changes are below, but please visit the link at the bottom of the page for further information.


The SEN Code of Practice key changes

The Code of Practice (2014) covers the 0-25 age range and includes guidance relating to disabled children and young people as well as those with SEN

  • There is a clearer focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels
  • There is a stronger focus on high aspirations and on improving outcomes for children and young people
  • It includes guidance on the joint planning and commissioning of services to ensure close co-operation between education, health and social care
  • It includes guidance on publishing a Local Offer of support for children and young people with SEN or disabilities
  •  For children and young people with more complex needs a co-ordinated assessment process and the new 0-25 Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan) replace statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs)
  • There is a greater focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood

To see the new SEN Code of Guidance 2014, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/325875/SEND-Code_of_Practice-June2014.pdf

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