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SEND Local Offer Rutland Information Service

Support in education in schools

Support in Education in schools

Educational provision and support for children and young people in Primary and Secondary schools.

General requirements for schools

Teachers are responsible and accountable for the progress and development of the pupils in their class, including where pupils access support from teaching assistants or specialist staff.

High quality teaching, which meets the needs of all groups of children, is the first step in responding to pupils who have or may have SEN.

High Quality Teaching

Rutlands Local Offfer of high quality teaching  for ALL learners, including those with educational needs, means that parents should expect that:

  • Teachers are determined that all pupils achieve well by having consistently high expectations of all pupils’ attitudes to learning.
  • Teachers use highly effective questioning and modelling that supports the learning of all groups of pupils.
  • Teachers check pupils understanding and offer clearly directed and timely support.
  • Teachers provide pupils with incisive feedback about what pupils can do to improve their understanding.
  • The quality of teaching means that pupils love the challenge of learning. They thrive in lessons and also regularly take up opportunities to learn through extra-curricular activities.
  • Parents are provided with clear and timely information on how well their child is progressing and how well their child is doing in relation to the standards expected. Parents are given guidance about how to support their child to improve. 
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