Hello, my name is Mrs Chaplen
I have the responsibility of co-ordinating the provision made for individual children with: Special Educational Needs, Social and Emotional Needs and English as an Additional Language.
I also work as part of the Senior Leadership Team. This means that I work closely with all staff in school, parents, outside agencies and colleagues throughout the city and across the schools in the University of Chichester Academy Trust.
Support is available through:
SEND - What does that mean?
SEND stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Children with SEND often have a difficulty in at least one of the following four areas:
Communication and Interaction e.g. Autism
Cognition and Learning e.g. Dyslexia
Social, Emotional and Mental Health e.g. Bipolar Disorder
Sensory and/or Physical needs e.g. a Hearing Impairment