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    Inclusion Faculty

    SEN Information Report September 2016

    Inclusion Policy

    The Inclusion Faculty provide learning and language support for students, details of which can be found below.

    LEARNING AND LANGUAGE SUPPORT

    Course Level: National Curriculum Key Stage Three

    Course Descriptions

    • Withdrawal lessons focusing on developing literacy skills using a multi-sensory approach
    • Numeracy support sessions for students who need it in Mathematics
    • Group work focusing on developing positive behaviour for learning, social communication skills and good mental health
    • Group work focussing on building resilience and developing conflict resolution skills
    • Language support sessions for students whose first language is not English
    • Personalised Learning in the Inclusion Centre
    • Specialised Summer School Programme
    • Academic Mentoring and Peer Mentoring
    • Curriculum Coaching to Support Organisation and Study Skills

    AREAS OF NEED

    INTERVENTIONS OFFERED

    Cognition and Learning Needs

     

    • Specific learning difficulty (SpLD) This includes students with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia & Dyspraxia
    • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD) This includes students with attainments significantly below expected levels in most curriculum areas. This category is now used for students formerly categorised as having learning difficulties
    • English as an Additional Language 

     

    Literacy and Numeracy Progress units

    • Masterclasses
    • Phonics
    • Information retrieval
    • Reading between the lines
    • Sentences
    • Spelling
    • Writing Organisation
    • Writing Challenge
    • Curriculum Coaching
    • Reinforcement individualised                  programmes
    • Fresh Start phonics
    • Spellzone
    • Catch up Reading
    • Catch up Numeracy
    • Literacy withdrawal
    • Numeracy withdrawal
    • Vocabulary Enrichment
    • Speech and Language therapy

    English as an Additional Language

    Literacy Progress units

    • Masterclasses
    • Reinforcement individualised programmes
    • Catch up Reading
    • Literacy withdrawal
    • Vocabulary Enrichment

    Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

    Students and young people may experience a wide range of social and emotional difficulties which manifest themselves in many ways. These may include becoming withdrawn or isolated, experiencing elevated anxiety as well as displaying challenging, disruptive or disturbing behaviour 

    Small group and one-to-one work using the following materials

    • Building resilience and understanding conflict
    • Self-esteem and confidence building programme
    • Developing Social and Emotional Literacy (SEAL)
    • Transition programme
    • Nurture group
    • Therapeutic Story Writing
    • Quality Circle Time
    • Peer Mentoring
    • Behaviour for learning
    • Social Skills Lego Club
    • School Counsellor
    • Friends for Life Youth Programme
    • Girls with a purpose
    • Motivational Workshops
    • Parental Support groups

    Communication and Interaction Needs

    • Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) This includes students that have difficulty in understanding and/or ability to make others understand information conveyed through spoken language. Their acquisition of language skills may be significantly behind their peers. They may find it hard to understand or use words in context. They may experience problems in articulation, from the production of speech sounds to a severe stammer
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) This includes students with a medical diagnosis of Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome
    • Social Skills Group Work in partnership with Springhallow School
    • Social Stories
    • Parental support groups
    • Adapted resources and staff training in ASD
    • Family Links Course for parents
    • Circle of Friends
    • Narrative Intervention Programme
    • Speech and Language Therapist
    • Study Skills
    • Japanese Club

    External Agencies

    The school works weekly with the following external agencies:

    • Educational Psychologist
    • Clinical Psychologist
    • Speech and Language Therapist
    • School Counsellor
     

    CHILD DEVELOPMENT - GCSE

    What is Studied?

    • Unit 1 - Understanding the stages of pregnancy and the development of a baby
    • Unit 2 - Planning and carrying out research and investigations using a variety of primary and secondary sources
    • Unit 3 - Carrying out observations of a child and using research to select, plan and justify activities which will enable them to observe physical, intellectual, emotional and social development

    What Skills are Developed?

    • Cognitive skills - reflection and review of own and others’ performances
    • Information Technology - computing skills
    • Decision making and problem solving
    • Interpersonal skills - communication and group work

    How will the Course be Structured?

    Year 10 - Written Paper (Unit 1)

    • Parenthood
    • Pregnancy
    • Diet, health and care of the child
    • Support for the parent and child

    Year 10 - Controlled Assessment (Unit 2)

    • Research and investigations using a variety of primary and secondary sources

    Year 11 - Written Paper (Unit 1)

    • Revision and exam preparation

    Year 11 - Controlled Assessment (Unit 3)

    • Work experience - As part of this course students will be expected to attend a nursery placement

    How will Students be Assessed?

    • Unit 1 - 40%, 1hr 30 minute exam
    • Unit 2 - 20%, Controlled Assessment
    • Unit 3 - 40%, Controlled Assessment.
     

    HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE - GCSE

    What is Studied?

    • Unit 1 - Health, Social Care and Early Years Provision
    • Unit 2 - Understanding Personal Development and Relationship.

    What Skills are Developed?

    • Active Engagement in the processes of health and social care to develop as effective and independent learners
    • Understanding aspects of personal development, and the health, social care and early years sectors through the investigation and evaluation of a range of services and organisations
    • Developing a critical and analytical approach to problem-solving within the health, social care and early years sectors
    • Examining issues that affect the nature and quality of human life including an appreciation of diversity and cultural issues.

    How will the Course be Structured?

    Year 10 Exam (Unit 2) - Understanding Personal Development and Relationships

    • The stages and pattern of human growth and development
    • The different factors that can affect human growth and development
    • The development of self-concept and different types of relationships
    • Major life changes and sources of support.

    Year 11 Controlled Assessment (Unit 1) - Health, Social Care and Early Years Provision

    • The range of care needs of major client groups
    • The ways people can obtain services and the possible barriers that could prevent people from gaining access to services
    • The types of services that exist to meet client group needs and how they are organised
    • The principles of care that underpin all care work
    • The main work roles and skills of people who provide health, social care and early years’ service.

    How will Students be Assessed?

    • Unit 1 Controlled Assessment -
      1. 60 Marks
      2. 60%
    • Unit 2 Exam -
      1. 60 Marks
      2. 40%
      3. 1hr written paper
      4. 4 questions
      5. Candidates answer all questions
     

     MOTOR VEHICLE MAINTENANCE - LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATE

    What is Studied?

    This Certificate is ideal for those learners who wish to undertake a qualification which will support their progress into the retail motor vehicle industry and to a Level 2 Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ).

     It can also supplement their progress to GCSEs and other appropriate destinations, such as apprenticeships and employment.

    What Skills are Developed?

    Knowledge and experience of the theory and practice of the motor vehicle repair and maintenance industry including

    • Health and Safety in the workplace
    • Vehicle Electrical Foundation Skills
    • Automotive Foundation Skills
    • Petrol Engine; Cylinder Head Removal and Refitment
    • Engine; Liquid Cooling & Lubrication Systems, Components and Operation
    • Vehicle Braking and exhaust Systems; Components and Maintenance
    • Introduction to Low Carbon Technologies in the Automotive Industry

    How will the Course be Structured?

    • Students attend the course for one full day per week at the college
    • The course is completed over two years at Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
    • There is no additional cost for the training but students are required to wear steel-toecap shoes or boots and overalls (cost to be found by sponsoring school). Phones; to be able to take pictures of their work and upload them to E-portfolio. Able to commit to self-study at home, library etc.   

    How will Students be Assessed?

    The assessments for this qualification combine a variety of assessment styles/methodologies in order to suit the levels of units contained within it.

    The key below details the style of assessment/s:

    • C = Combination assessments (task based)
    • W = Written Assessments
    • P = Practical Assessments
    • T = On-line tests.