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Eggbuckland Vale Primary School & Nursery

Thinkers and Learners


SEND Information


    This is the Special Educational Needs area


    A major part of our provision for children with SEND at Eggbuckland Vale Primary is our Deaf Education Centre for up to 18 pupils with moderate to full hearing loss. In addition to this our school adopts a total communication policy approach using Sign Supported English, (based on British Sign Language), BSL and Cued Speech.

    We also have numerous measures in place to support children with other needs, and our ‘person centred’ approach to education ensures parents/carers and pupils are consulted and collaborated with throughout their time at our school. We create a safe, affirming and consistent environment for children with SEND, and provide activities which promote social skills and emotional development.

    We believe that our pragmatic, integrated and inclusive approach to SEND provision is the best way to offer value to the communities we serve. By encouraging adults and children with a wide range of needs to work and play together, we can promote tolerance and understanding.

    If you would like to find out more about SEND provision at Eggbuckland Vale Primary, please contact Mrs Debbie Baker who is the school Special Educational Needs Coordinator or Miss Lisa Burgess who is the Assistant SENCO.

    Below is a link to our Special Educational Needs Information Report, (updated September 2021) which gives advice, contacts and general information on how the school supports SEND children and their parents/carers.


    YMCA Plymouth runs a disability and additional needs service 'YMCA Inclusive'.

    Click on the image below to see a flyer for more information.






    Argyle Community Trust run a sports activities club for 5 to 19 year olds withs Downs Syndrome.

    See flyer link below for details.

    Useful Organisations

    Websites for Children

    Useful, fun websites with highly visual games for using with your children to consolidate early skills:

    More information and links to useful websites will be added here as time goes on.