Welcome to our SEND page at Oldfield Brow Primary!
We are an inclusive mainstream Primary School in Altrincham and our SENDCo is Susan MacKenzie.
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 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.
Free Wellbeing Workshops from Great Minds Together SEND/SEMH support - Click here
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.
BRAND NEW!! Online course ‘Understanding your child’s mental health and wellbeing’ from the Solihull Approach (NHS).
Access for free:
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)? FREE (with access code: WATERPARK at: www.inourplace.co.uk) for residents in our area. There are courses for parents, carers and grandparents about children from bump to 19+ years.
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. www.inourplace.co.uk
Here are some more links that you may also find useful:
Support, resources and links for home learning - SEND
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!
While We Can't Hug - a storybook
A lovely, illustrated book for kids, explaining COVID
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.
Struggling with your child's sleep? - See the Downloads Section below for the Sleeptight clinic dates in Spring.
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.
A suite of online parenting courses available to all Trafford parent/carers free of charge - Find it here with passcode: waterpark
Here is a short video helping explain Autism for kids (and adults!) - Amazing Things Happen
The fight for disabled children goes to Downing Street...
Read all about it in a lockdown edition of First News in the Downloads Section!
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