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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Welcome to our SEND page.  Mrs Anna O'Brien is the school's Special educational Needs Coordinator.  She works on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and can be contacted on either the office telephone number or email: office@lindleyinfantschool.org.uk


Mrs Perrin is our Inclusion Teacher and works in school everyday.

You can read our policies and SEND information report by clicking the links below:

Kirklees SEND Local Offer


School SEND Information Report

At Lindley CE Infant School we are committed to the equal inclusion of all pupils in all areas of school life.  We are committed to offering an inclusive curriculum to ensure the best possible progress for all of our pupils whatever their needs and abilities.  The school seeks to raise achievement, remove barriers to learning and increase physical and curricular access to all.  All children with SEND are valued, respected and equal members of school.

Click on the document link below for Lindley CE Infant School's SEND Information Report which gives details about the provision we make for the children with SEND.

SEND Policy

Please read our Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) policy for details of how we identify children who have SEN and how we assess, plan and review their needs.  Click here to read.

Parent Space

Parent Space is a group for parents of children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND).  We meet for coffee and biscuits termly to chat, share information and find out more about the support which is available for children and families in school and in the local area.

When arriving for meetings, we ask parents to please sign in at the school office and wait in the entrance for Mrs O’Brien. 

Who can I contact for further information about SEND in school?

Mrs Nicola Beaumont - Headteacher.

Mrs Anna O'Brien - Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) works on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Telephone number 01484 646 888 


PCAN - Parents and Carers of Children with Additional Needs

Pcan are an independent, parent led forum in Kirklees for all parent / carers of children and young people with additional needs 0-25. No diagnosis is needed to join Pcan, parent’s instincts or concerns over their child’s wellbeing,  behaviour or condition would be enough.

It’s absolutely free to join - click the links below to find out more information.

Northorpe Hall free workshops

Northorpe Hall Child & Family TrustNorthorpe Hall Child & Family Trust is an independent  charity, working closely with NHS and Kirklees Council health and care services.  Their staff and volunteers provide essential services supporting the health and wellbeing of Kirklees children, young people and families.

Despite Covid, Northorpe Hall Child & Family Trust continues to support young people and work together with families, schools and other organisations. They are still available 8-8 Mon to Fri and 10-1 on Saturdays, as usual.  They are mostly using video calls and phone calls instead of one-to-one and group sessions, but can meet safely in person if it's really needed.  

Click on this link to view details of free workshops they are running.

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