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Berrycoombe Community Primary School
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

At Berrycoombe we believe that education is important because it gives your child freedom and choice both now and in the future. Education empowers children. We are committed in ensuring that your child makes an excellent start to their learning.

At Berrycoombe we have high aspirations and hopes for your child. We will ensure they love their learning and have fun. That they feel safe at school and fulfil their full academic potential.

We are friendly, informal and always willing to listen, support and help.

Who to contact

Contact name
Craig Robertson
Contact position
Head teacher
01208 74969
Fax: 01208 74969
Parent organisation
Truro and Penwith Academy Trust

Where to go

Berrycoombe School
Berrycoombe Vale
PL31 2PH

Parents are asked not to park on the school site to ensure the safety of pupils.

Time / date details

When is it on?
Please refer to website for opening times
Time of day

Other details


Referral required
Referral details

All admissions through Cornwall Council Admissions.

Inclusion details

Saint Piran's Flag Baby changing icon Disabled toilet icon Wheelchair icon Icon of two heads
How we make our service inclusive

Wheel chair ramps, high visibility marking on pavements and steps for visual aid. Intimate care needs linked to Intimate Care Plans and changing facilities. Staffing rations linked to Education Healthcare Plans and funding. 4 days a week SENCO provision, co-ordinating and leading provision for children with additional needs. 

Staff SEND experience

Trauma Informed School, Dyslexia Champion, Autism Champion, Specialist TA's in Speech and Language, Parental Support Advisor 4 days a week, Young Carers, 1:1 TA support determined by EHCP targets.

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

We have excellent links with our Secondary school and local colleges.

Support at key transition points

The school liaises with all local schools to help with our pupils transition.  The colleges also visit the schools and there is an introduction day planned so that children are familiar with the colleges before they start.  We also have a Parental Support Advisor available should parents/families/children whish to discuss any problems/concerns.

Other local or national support

We have a website that provides information and is regularly updated with curriculum and forthcoming events.

Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

We would hope a formal discussion would help resolve any disagreements but if this does not work then we have a Complaints Procedure to cover any disagreements.

Medication is given to children upon completion of form completed by parents which will include all details: giving the child's name, type of medication, amount to be administered and timings.   All medication would be checked by the administering member of staff to ensure that the correct name, details of amount to be administered and that the medication is within date.

Complaints would be made under the Complaints Policy a summary of which is displayed in the Reception area and a copy is on the School's webbsite.

Berrycoombe Community Primary School SEND Information Report

Last updated: 01/12/2020

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