SEN Information


Hello, welcome to the SEN information page which I hope you will find useful. I seek to develop and add to this page in the future but for now I would like to provide you with some key information.

Please feel free to contact me via the following email address at any time or contact the school’s main office on (0121) 464 4302 if you would like to speak to me. I am available in school by appointment on Mondays and Wednesdays if you have any queries or concerns regarding your child’s special educational needs.

Please refer to the Policies section of our website to find the necessary documentation for special educational needs in our school. This includes the SEND & Inclusion Policy, The SEN Information Report, Accessibility Plan and Disability Equality Policy.

In addition, further information can be found regarding ‘The Local Offer’ for children with special educational needs at

You may also find SENDIASS useful. They are a free, impartial support service for parents/carers of children with SEN. Their contact telephone number is (0121) 303 5004 and email address is


I believe that at the core of all of the provisions for our children with special educational needs at The Orchards Primary Academy lies the belief in our vision and ethos, that is

To support each and every child to love learning and become the very best that they can be’.

In my role as Inclusion Manager I am continually committed to this cause and will be working to continue to improve our SEN policies, practices and procedures throughout school. I look forward to meeting you in the future and please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Mrs Carla Palmer – Inclusion Manager