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Hill View Primary School provides for children in Banbury with a wide range of special educational needs including those with:

  • Communication and interaction needs; this includes children who have speech language and communicationdifficulties including autistic spectrum conditions.
  • Cognition and learning needs; this includes children who have learning difficulties and specific learning difficulties like dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia.
  • Social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Sensory and/or physical needs; this includes children who have visual or hearing needs, or a physical disability that affects their learning


The provision offered to pupils requiring SEN Support will differ from pupil to pupil. They may include:

· An individual learning programme

· Evidence based interventions (e.g Freshstart.)

· Additional support from another adult

· Different materials, resources or equipment

· Working within a small group

· Use of alternative technologies

· Peer-to-peer support

· Personal care support

· Access to the nurture room

· Use of therapies (e.g play)

· Support from external agencies


Our Promise

At Hill View Primary School we endeavour to support parents/carers so that they are able to:

· Feel fully supported and taken seriously should they raise a concern about their child

· Recognise and fulfil their responsibilities and play an active and valued role in their child’s education

· Understand procedures and documentation.

· Make their views known about how their child is educated

· Have access to information, advice and support during assessment and any related decision-making process about special educational provision

· Parents/carers of a child with SEN support will have the opportunity to meet with the class teacher at least 3 times a year formally through review meetings

· The SENCOs are happy to meet with parents/carers whenever possible


Read our SEND report in full

Oxfordshire Local Offer

The link below will take you to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Local Offer provided by Oxfordshire County Council.

This site contains details about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, how the local authority implement statutory practice and the support parents and schools can access regarding children with SEND.

If you have any questions or queries regarding Oxfordshire’s Local Offer, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to discuss this with you.

Local Offer Link

SEND Code of Practice

Below is a link to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years. This is a statutory code which explains duties of local authorities, health bodies, schools and colleges to provide for children with special educational needs and is published by the Department for Education.

If you have any questions or queries regarding how the Code of Practice is followed at Hill View, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to discuss this with you.


SEND Code of Practice

Support for Parents of SEND children

SENDIASS Oxfordshire is a service offering impartial information, advice and support to parents of children and young people with SEN and disabilities. You can get in touch via phone or email or by completing a form requesting support, which is available on their website.

For more information about how to contact SENDIASS please follow this link to their website:

Below is a link to a guide which outlines the work and support SENDIASS can provide:

A parents Guide to SENDIASS

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