Oldfield Brow Primary School

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Amy Hopkins
Amy Hopkins
Laura Heffernan
Laura Heffernan


We are an inclusive mainstream Primary School in Altrincham and our SENDCos are Amy Hopkins and Laura Heffernan.

Our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Report can be found in the Downloads Section below which contains answers to many of the questions you may have.  Should you require any further information, please do get in touch on 0161 926 8646 and we will be happy to assist.

Please see the Trafford SEND Local Offer links and videos below for details of services, workshops and information that you may find useful throughout the course of the year and during any remote learning period. 

The Trafford Directory links to services across the local area. It also has a link to the Virtual Mental Wealth Hub - a single point of access, for information, advice and guidance relating to anxiety and mental health needs.

Trafford Graduated Aproach to Special Educational Needs - a gudie for parents, carers and young people


DADS! Get involved with your child's speech development - details here 

Online course ‘Understanding your child’s mental health and wellbeing’ from the Solihull Approach (NHS). 

Did you know Trafford Council have PRE-PAID for every parent and carer in Trafford to access a course for parents/carers (access now for life-long access)?  From bump to 19+ years
Available via
https://inourplace.co.uk using
the code WATERPARK 

If you like this, you might like the other courses ‘Understanding your teenager’s brain’ (short course) or ‘Understanding your child’s feelings’ (taster course) , or other courses in the series.  

 Drop in sessions every Monday
10:30am to 12pm during term

Here are some more links that you may also find useful:

The Together Trust Sleep Clinic have put together a range of fantastic advice to help improve sleep. This can be found here

Calm Connections  information point and support with Mental Health for parents and young people - great if you're currently waiting on support!

FREE Wellbeing Workshops and advice from Great Minds Together SEND/SEMH support Click here 

Support, resources and links for home learning - SEND 

Link Newsletter

BBC SEND Toolkit for Parents

Nessy - a fun approach to learning, supporting our pupils with dyslexia   - You tube channel with tips, videos and games!    

Happy Space Wellbeing Guidebook  A digital wellbeing booklet with a section to support parents, tips for kids (7+) for maintaining a healthy body and mind, inc sleep advice, yoga, growth mindset and video links - check it out!

11 ideas to help children at home with remote learning  - some practical tips and strategies and a podcast to help families support children with SEND at home

A primary school grammar glossary

Mr C's Memory Games - Some fun games to boost short-term memory and number recall

Mental Health tips and resources for parents and for children during lockdown -  a really helpful site with tips for looking after you and your family!

There is also a helpful Anxiety Workbook  in the Downloads Section - please take a look.

Experiencing challenging behaviour and emotions from your child? Zones of Regulation - A fantastic, free, online course with simple resources to help your child regulate their emotions, courtesy of Trafford Speech and Language Therapy.

Here are a couple of  short videos helping explain ADHD ADHD explained  and Autism for kids (and adults!) - Amazing Things Happen

More exciting news… 

The Educational Psychology Service now have a Facebook page! Parents can book a telephone appointment with someone from the team (although not to discuss specific children) and there will be a range of live sessions  covering  areas such as managing anxiety and behaviour plus Q&A sessions etc. Trafford Educational Psychology on Facebook


The  videos below will help you access the wide range of services on offer from Trafford.

Search Trafford  SEND Local Offer or click here to go online - SEND Local Offer 



Parent carer video


Young Person’s video


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