Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Roskear Primary and Nursery School has an inclusive ethos and aims to ensure children’s entitlement to a broad, balance and relevant curriculum by setting suitable learning challenges, responding to children’s diverse learning needs and by overcoming potential barriers to learning. The school is aware of the fact that, vital to a child’s progress, is a healthy self-esteem and, to this end, a range of opportunities exist to develop personal and social skills, self-esteem and confidence. Tolerance and acceptance of others is an explicit aspect of the school ethos. All adults within the school respond to children’s diverse learning needs by considering that:

  • The children are motivated and able to concentrate
  • Teaching approaches provide equality of opportunity
  • Personal targets are set for learning
  • Appropriate approaches to assessment are used
  • The learning environment is appropriate

We are pro-active in our support of individuals through our behaviour management strategies, use of the Thrive approach and professional development for staff. We actively promote positive learning habits – Resourcefulness, Reciprocal, Reflectiveness and Resilience in all aspects of school life and beyond in order to develop pupil’s life skills ensuring their readiness for the future. Our school values each and every individual child and family, ensuring:

We are:


We understand the importance of making good choices in all we do. We treat other people with respect, honesty and dignity.


We aim high, always doing our best and challenging ourselves to improve. We are resilient, bouncing back from setbacks and never giving up.


We enjoy learning, ask and answer questions and take responsibility for our learning. We enjoy the challenge of making and performing using our artistic, musical and problem solving skills.


We join in sporting activities with enthusiasm, recognising the importance of being healthy physically and mentally. We enjoy competition and recognise the value of participation and being part of a team.

But most of all we are:


For additional information on how we support children please see policies on our policies webpage.

Information report

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