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North Fawdon

Primary School

How do we support complex SEN?

• Working as a team is key to supporting complex needs.


• A Multi Agency Meeting (MAM) can be requested by school. A representative from the Local Authority SEN Team attends to discuss pathways for our children and families this is usually in cases of EHCP or ARC referrals (see below)


• Leadership meetings can be held to discuss routes and funding (see below)


For Complex Needs: 3 Options can be available depending on circumstances, diagnosis, evidence and advice.


Individual Pupil Funding (IPS)  School can apply for funding for a short term period whilst assessments are being carried out.


ARC Referral There are different types of ARCs for the following needs: Autism, Social and Emotional Mental Health, Physical and Speech and Language.


Education Health Care Plan - EHCP - Information can be found on the Local Offer for Newcastle.  This pathway is a legal document for children aged 0-25 years old.