Killinghall is a larger-than-average-sized primary school; with three classes in each year group.
The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium, which provides additional funding for children in the care of the local authority, children of service families and pupils known to be eligible for free school meals, is well above average.
The proportion of pupils supported through Send Support of Bradford’s SEND guidance is well above average as is the proportion supported at SEND Support + with an EHCP.
The vast majority of pupils are of Pakistani or other Asian heritage.
Over the past number of years the school has been affected by significant changes to both teaching and support staff. The school has recently undergone extensive building work
The school works in a Local Achievement Partnership with a number of nearby schools. This provides school-to-school monitoring, support and professional development.
The school provides a before-school breakfast club.
In July 2019 the school met the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress.
Killinghall is a fully inclusive school where all children are valued equally regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual identity, physical ability or educational needs.
Aims and Objectives
To ensure that all pupils achieve their potential, personally, socially, emotionally and academically in all areas of the curriculum
To ensure that all children have access to a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum which is differentiated to their individual needs.
To provide a secure and stimulating environment in which all children feel happy and secure.
To ensure early identification, assessment and provision for any child who may have SEND following the guidance in the current SEN legislation.
To help every child realise his or her full potential and nurture self-esteem by the celebration of success and endeavours.
To enable all staff to play a part in identifying pupils with SEND and to take responsibility for recognising and addressing their needs.
To encourage the whole school community to demonstrate a positive attitude towards SEND.
To encourage an effective parent partnership in developing and implementing a joint learning approach at home and school.
To involve and support children where appropriate in decision making processes that occurs in their education.
To follow the guidance set out in the Children and Families Bill (effective from 1st September 2014) which recommends a graduated approach whereby appropriate actions are matched to the pupils’ needs.
Killinghall Primary School’s graduated approach is set out in the school’s SEND/Inclusion policy and is outlined in the school’s Local Offer which is detailed in the following pages and published on the school’s website.
If a child has an Education, Health and Care Plan, then we provide the support detailed in the plan.
Our offer at SEND Support and SEND Support + can be found using the link below:
Further information can be accessed through the following link:https://bso.bradford.gov.uk
The Bradford SEND Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Bradford Council. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that are available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the Bradford Council or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information.
Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.