Areas of Need
At Our Lady and St Kenelm Catholic Primary School we cater for the identified four areas of need.
Communication and Interaction
Developmental Language Delay
Developmental Language Delay Disorder
Social Communication and Interaction Speech,
Language and Communication
Receptive Language/ language comprehension
Speech sound Difficulties
Cognition and Learning
Mild and Moderate Learning Difficulties
Severe or Profound Learning Difficulties
Specific learning difficulty where pupils experience difficulty in one area e.g. reading, spelling, mathematics.
Social, Emotional and Mental Health
Children with SEMH can display signs in a variety of different ways. Some children may be withdrawn and others may be hyperactive and struggle with attention and concentration. Emotional needs may have an impact on learning. Children who experience Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH) may also have additional difficulties as described in other sections.
Physical Disabilities / Sensory
Medical Hearing impairment
Physical impairment (Children with significant medical needs will have an individual care plan) Sensory difficulties