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SEND Specialist Expertise – Agencies and Partnerships

SENDCo and SEND Staff

Our SENDCo is Mrs Lucia Fox and Mr David Quinn is the designated SEN governor. Further details of the SENDCo’s role can be found in the SEND Policy which you can find in the School Policies section of our website

To see how we support our SEND pupils at St Cuthbert’s please refer to Teaching Learning and Curriculum.

If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail, please contact the school to arrange an appointment.

External Specialists and Other Bodies

The school enjoys good working relationships with a wide range of people who provide services to children with SEND and their families.
The external specialists may:

  • Act in an advisory capacity
  • Extend expertise of school staff
  • Provide additional assessment
  • Support a child directly
  • Suggest statutory assessment is advisable
  • Consult with all parties involved with the child

These include:

How We Secure Specialist Expertise

Our Additional Needs Budget is used to support children and young people with SEN. For further details please see the information on our SEND Finance section.

The Additional Needs Budget is used to support children and young people with SEND by accessing support from a large range of organisations as detailed in the information above.

If a child has complex special educational needs, we could also receive additional funding from the Local Authority to meet the agreed outcomes.


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