Wavendon Gate School

The aim at Wavendon Gate School is that all children will achieve their full potential both academically and socially.

Quality first teaching is paramount to ensure we fulfil this aim for our children. For some children, however, it is necessary to provide additional support and/or resources to enable them to achieve their targets in school and to reach their full potential. This information has been provided to answer questions you may have about the Special Educational Needs (SEN) support that is being provided to help your child in school.

Name of SENCO: Mr Scott

To contact Mr Scott please email: admin@wavendongateschool.co.uk or telephone 01908 586394 and ask for the SENCo.

Admissions arrangements for SEND students

Children with special educational needs will be treated as fairly as any other applicant. The council does not permit refusal of admission because it is claimed that the school cannot cater for the child’s needs and will consider applications in line with the oversubscription criteria. 

For further information go to:


We welcome your call if you require further information or would like to arrange a visit to our school. You can contact us on 01908 586394.

Concern or complaint

If you would like to speak to someone regarding a concern or complaint linked to SEND, please contact the school office and ask to speak to Ms Jarman (Headteacher) or send an email. 

Telephone number: 01908586394

Email: admin@wavendongateschool.co.uk

Our key documents

Information from the local authority:

Please see below for a full break down of some of the terms that may be used in relation to Special Educational Needs. We hope this helps you with any confusion when discussing or understanding the needs of your child. 

ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder
ASD Autistic Spectrum Disorder
BESD Behavioural Emotional & Social Difficulties
CAMHS Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service
COP Code of Practice
CP Child Protection
DCD Developmental Co-ordination Disorder
EP Educational Psychologist
FS Foundation Stage
FSM Free School Meals
HI Hearing Impairment
KS Key Stage
LAC Looked After Child
LEA Local Education Authority
MLD Moderate Learning Difficulty
NC National Curriculum

PEP Personal Education Plan 
OT Occupational Therapist
SaLT Speech & Language Therapy
SENDIS Special Educational Needs & Disability Inclusion Service 
SENCO Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
SpLD Specific Learning Difficulty
VI Visual Impairment