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Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)

Picture 1 Mrs Karen Chetwood - SENCO
Picture 2 Mrs Catherine Spriggs - Governor for SEND

Buxton Junior School

Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) : Karen Chetwood

Special Educational Needs Governor- Catherine Spriggs



My name is Karen Chetwood and I am the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) at Buxton Junior School. My role is to oversee the provision of interventions for children with SEND and make referrals to external agencies. In addition I support class teachers and teaching assistants by identifying training needs and providing or sourcing training.


In this section you will find our SEND Policy, which is reviewed annually, and the SEND Information Report, which gives more details about SEND provision at BJS.

If you would like to discuss any questions regarding SEN provision, you can contact me or Mrs Carter by telephoning the school office on 01298 22156. We will call you back as soon as we can and if necessary make an appointment to meet you in school.

Our Governor for SEN is Catherine Spriggs. If you wish to contact her, please call the school office, or email and your message will be forwarded.

We hold regular 'Parent Voice' meetings for parents/carers of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. These meeting are informal sessions to enable parents/carers to voice their views and opinions.  Meetings start at 9.15am and refreshments are served.





SEND Parent Voice Meeting November 2016

SEND Parent Voice Meeting February 2016

SEND Parent Voice Meeting (Dyspraxia) 7th March 2017

Buxton Junior School SEN Policy

Derbyshire's Local Offer for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities//


What is the SEND Local Offer? Derbyshire's Local Offer includes leisure and activity providers,

health and care services, education providers and support groups.


Derbyshire Information, Advice and Support Service for SEND (formerly Parent Partnership Service).  This is a free, impartial service which provides support, guidance and information to parents and carers of children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities.







Accessibility Plan BJS - April 2016

Accessibility Plan Appendix 1 - March 2016