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Hart Plain Junior School

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Who is Who at HPJS

FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER (FSW)

Mrs Sarah Atkins is our Family Support Worker and regularly works with a number of families across the school. She is available in school every morning from 8.30am.

 

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SUPPORT

Mrs Donalee Muckelt is our speech and language support assistant. She meets with the external Speech and Language therapist at least once a term when children are reviewed. She has completed the ELKLAN training.

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS AND DISABILITIES CO-ORDINATOR (SENDCO)

Mrs Emily Smith is the school’s named SENDCO. Our Headteacher has successfully completed the National Award for SENDCO’s and our SENCO is currently working towards the accreditation.

 

SUPPORT STAFF TEAM

Each class has a Teaching Assistant (TA) attached to it each weekday morning. The role of the TA is to work with children across all abilities to provide challenge and support as directed by the class teacher. TAs also run SEND intervention groups outside of lesson times.

 

EMOTIONAL LITERACY SUPPORT ASSISTANT (ELSA)

Mrs Melanie Toogood is our named ELSA. She works every afternoon and provides a variety of 1:1 emotional support to many of our pupils.