Information Report for Pupils with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND)

Welcome to Millhouse Primary Schools special educational needs and disability (SEND) Information Report. We hope that you will find the following information useful in helping you understand the variety of ways in which we are able to support your child. It is our aim to support your child in reaching their full potential in order to ensure a successful transition into adult life.

Millhouse Primary School is an inclusive school and we believe that all children should be valued and treated with respect. We have a strong focus on high aspirations and improving outcomes for all our pupils. As a school we use our best endeavours to ensure that the provision for all our pupils is of the highest possible standard, whilst acknowledging that we are continually striving to improve our practice.

We are committed to narrowing the attainment gap between children with SEND and their peers. The school work with due regard to all relevant legislation and guidance including; the SEND Code of Practice (2015), the Equality Act (2010) and the Children and Families Act (2014).

Our Special Educational Need Co-ordinator (SENCO) is Miss Jessica Dent.

Our SEN Governor is Reverend Philip Bee.

Our Head Teacher is Mrs. Karen Gray.

Local offer

Barnsley’s Local Offer is a single access point for information about services and support for children and young people from birth to 25, with a special educational need or disability (SEND), and their families.

The link for the Local Offer is available below:

 Along with the Local Offer, Barnsley council provide the SENDIASS service.

The SENDIASS Service offers free confidential and impartial:

  • Information
  • Guidance
  • Advice
  • Support

… for children, young people & parents and carers of children who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities.

The service is available to all children, young people & parents and carers of children and young people

  • Who have a Special Educational Need (SEN);
  • Are between the age 0-25 years and;
  • Live in the borough of Barnsley.

For more information and support, see links below.

Barnsley SENDIASS website (click here)


Contact the Team: 01226 787234

Email the Team:

Click the links below for further details about our SEND provision:

What is a special educational need?

What is a disability?

What are the SEND areas of need?

What should I do if I think my child has special needs or disability?

What will happen once I have shared my concerns with the school?

What is a School Support Plan (SSP)?

What is an Education Health Care Plan?

What can I expect the school to do in order to meet my child’s special educational needs?

How is the school building and learning environment adapted to meet my child’s SEND?

How effective is the school’s provision for children with special educational needs?

What is the role and responsibility of the SEND governor and the Governing body?

What support will my child receive during transition?

What should I do if I have a complaint about my child’s SEN support?