Here at St Mary and St John Catholic Primary School we embrace the fact that every child is unique. The educational needs are different especially for those children with SEND. We strive to provide the best possible support and provision for all our pupils.
Mrs Murphy is the SENCo in school and will do her best to help you with your concerns. In 2021 Mrs Murphy completed the National Award for SENCO Qualification with Edge Hill University and has worked with our children and school families for over 10 years.
The National Autistic Society – Gives information about autism, parental advice, strategies and approaches, etc.
British Dyslexia Association – A useful website with information about dyslexia, assessment and identification, exam concessions, etc.
ADHD Foundation – A useful website that provides information and guidance around Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Child and Adolescent Mental Health – Provides a free and comprehensive source of information for young people, parents and professionals about the range of mental health difficulties and disorders that may be encountered during childhood and adolescence.
Wigan Family Welfare – A useful website that describes the counselling service we have in school.
Wigan Council’s Targeted Education Support Service (TESS) – Information about what TESS is, what they do and how you can get their help.
Wigan Council’s 0-19 Gateway Service – Information on the 0-19 Gateway service that Wigan Council provides for young people. There is also an additional information leaflet about the service.
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