Special Educational Needs

A student has special educational needs if she/he has a learning difficulty which calls for special educational provision to be made for her/him.  

Special educational provision means:

  • Educational provision which is additional to, or otherwise different from the educational provision made generally for students of their age in schools maintained by the Local Authority, other than special schools;
  • Special educational provision is applicable to a student who is under the age of nineteen and is a registered student at a school.
SENCo: Mr. Jeremy O'Donovan

Please email admin@bishopjustus.bromley.sch.uk to contact SENCo.

SEN information provided by the Local Authority and can be accessed on the COVID-19 SEND Matters page on the Bromley website here.

Distance Learning Resources

Online Resources

 

Online Support and Resources

There are links to advice re COVID-19 as well as some information on resources and update on services on the Bromley Mencap website https://www.bromleymencap.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-latest-update/

Attached is a booklet called “Behaviour at Home” that you might find helpful.  It does rather push their online course, so do just ignore those bits!

From the same source, Beacon School Support Ltd, there are emotion cards (also attached).  The full instructions (on how to play the game they are intended for) don’t appear to be free, but you can use the cards as a resource with more able children and young people.

For younger children or for those with less language, you could use a 5 point scale to show emotions – put “5 point scale” into a search engine, then choose “images” to find one that works for your child.  See https://www.autismwestmidlands.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/1403678560_6VisualResources-FivePointScale.pdf for more information and some examples


Some opportunities for learning in a broader sense:

Wide range of activities, including daily ones can be found here

https://parityfordisability.org.uk/at-home/?utm_campaign=1366857_Covid%20-19%20latest%20update%2002.04.2020%20%28all%20NPs%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=dotmailer&dm_i=4P14,TAO9,2UTIKN,3JA2V,1

Stream all of Nikon School Online courses for free during April

https://www.nikonevents.com/us/live/nikon-school-online/?fs=y

 

CASPA

Daily online content on the public Facebook page, such as videos of CASPA staff running craft/science/dance/exercise/singing activities for all age groups and storytelling (for younger children). Anyone can access these if they 'like' the CASPA Autism Online Facebook page.

CASPA Services Update - Coronavirus

Free Hula Hooping for kids

https://learn.livelovehoop.com

Free 6 weeks trial with Chris Hemsworth (card details required to register)

https://centr.com/join-us  

Music - 3 months free guitar lessons

https://try.fender.com/play/playthrough/  

Learn basic languages for free

https://www.duolingo.com/welcome

360 Virtual Reality Tour of Lapland, Abisko National Park, Sweden and Lights over Lapland

https://youtu.be/3CFpeEpMGUA

An online game to connect with friends

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/games/what-is-nightfall#comments

Videos for curious minds – on lots of different subjects

https://thekidshouldseethis.com/

Learn to code with scratch - only on PC’s 

https://scratch.mit.edu/download

BJ Parents group - Supporting your child’s independent learningUseful websites for families during the Covid-19 home isolation period

Calm has handpicked some of their favourite meditations, sleep stories, movement exercises, journals, and music. All of the resources on the link are free to use, and to share:

https://www.calm.com/blog/take-a-deep-breath

Mind have updated their website for maintaining wellbeing throughout Coronavirus. For mindful relaxation:

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/#collapse868b4

Adult and Teen colouring in - just print and colour for hours of relaxing fun:

https://www.justcolor.net/

Colouring pictures of fantasy characters:

https://jamestkelly.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Realm-Rift-Saga-Fantasy-Art-Pack.pdf

Supporting your child's anxiety during the time of Covid-19

Documents

Page Downloads Date  
Accessibility Plan 04th Nov 2019 Download
Trust SEND 04th Nov 2019 Download
SEND Information Report September 2020 15th Sep 2020 Download
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