We aim to promote the inclusion of students with special educational needs through:

  • A whole school policy of support;
  • Supporting all students to achieve their potential;
  • Stimulating and / or maintaining student interest in their own education;
  • Personal, educational and social development within a supportive environment;
  • Identification of students with special educational needs and the implementation of appropriate learning programmes;
  • Effective liaison with pastoral and subject staff;
  • Working in partnership with parents;
  • Working in partnership with external agencies.

The Schools special education needs co-ordinator (SENCo) is Mrs Naomi Hutchinson
The school SEND department can be contacted by emailing SEND@dchs-alnwick.uk
The Governor responsible for SEND is Mr Peter Johnson
Details of our local authority’s local offer can be found at www.northumberland.fsd.org.uk