SEND at St. Catherine's

Mrs Helen Ciorra is the Special Needs and Disability Co-ordinator (SENDCO) at St. Catherine's.

She is in school on Tuesdays through to Fridays and she is available as SENCo Tuesdays and Wednesdays

If you have any concerns or queries regarding your child then please make an appointment to see her via the school office.

Ofsted said: 'The quality of care for pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is strong.

These pupils are making good progress from their starting points.'

January 2017



Please note, our SEND Policy is currently being updated. The policy below is our most recent one and will be replaced by the new one upon its completion. 


Please click on the following to view our:

SEND Policy

SEND Report

Local SEND Offer

Parents Guide to SEND at St. Catherine's

| ELSA Leaflet

| Intimate Care Policy


You can also view our Accessibility Plan here


We hope you find the following links useful:

Family Information DirectoryGovernment Guidance on Supporting Children at School with Medical ConditionsMore informaton on dyslexiaInformation for Parents on the SEND Reforms, Government's guide to SEND for Parents and Carers


All about Autism: 

The National Autistic SocietyDorset Parent Carer CouncilThe Xchange onlineAutism WessexCoping with Chaos