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Tudor Primary School

Tudor Primary School

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), and Family Support Links

Welcome to the family support and special educational needs section of the school website.

Miss Reading is the school's Inclusion Coordinator (InCo) .  Her role is to, with the support of the headteacher and governing body, develop effective ways of overcoming barriers to learning and promoting effective teaching and learning for children with any additional needs such as learning difficulties, mental health difficulties or supporting children and families who speak English as an additional language (EAL).  She also supports with attendance concerns and medical needs.

She is available to talk to by phone or in person at a time convenient to yourself - please ring the school number 01442 256294 or email on:

There is a wealth of support for parents and carers in the school and local area.   Please scroll down for further information.  At the bottom of the page are the current parent support networks, as well as parent workshops and training.  You will also find useful documents giving advice on how you can support your child if they have a special educational need. If you can't find what you are looking for - please ring to speak to Miss Reading.

For information on how the school supports children with special educational needs please take a look at the school's SEN policy and also the  information report which answers many common questions.

Alternatively click on any of the links below for further information:

ADHD / Autism Support 

Hertfordshire SEND Services

  • Hertordshire's SEND Local Offer.  A one-stop shop for information, support, services and activities available for children and young people with special educational needs, and their families.

  • H.A.N.D Services- Herts Additional Needs Database 

  • Carers in Herts   Apply for Carers Passport          

  • Developing Special Provision Locally (DSPL)- Dacorum  (you will receive newsletters with lots of useful information and be notified of free courses)

  • Families in focus:  A parent network  with courses and monthly support groups

  • Kids Hub :The HUBs offers information and support for parents and carers of disabled children and young people aged 0-19 in Hertfordshire. 

  • SENDIASS: (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service.)   Impartial and confidential information, advice and support to parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), and young people and children with SEND.

Speech and Language Support 

The Children and Young People’s (CYP) Speech and Language Therapy service offers a child- and family-centred approach to support CYP with speech, language, communication needs (SLCN) and those with eating and drinking difficulties in Hertfordshire.  The website has the dates and times of Drop-In Clinics for children under the age of 5.

Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia) 

Further information can be found on the Hertfordshire SEND Offer page found HERE

Please see attachments below which provide information about how you can support your child at home if they have a specific learning difficulty. 

Health and Well Being

Further information can be found on the Beezee bodies website (see link below) - or give Miss Reading a ring to see how we might be able to support you or your family further:

We are also informed regularly about courses and support meetings for parents, carers and siblings of children with additional needs.  Have a look at the attachments below or ring Miss Reading (01442 256295) if you can't see what you are looking for:

  1. Family Centres - what are they - how can they help?
    PDF File
    Tagged family  Parent Support  
  2. Speech and Language Therapy Advice Line
    PDF File
    Tagged SALT  Speech and Language  communication  
  3. Women and Girls invite to Liberty Tea Rooms
    PNG File
    Tagged Parent Support  coffee morning  
  4. Youth Group for Children with Additional Needs
    PDF File
    Tagged ASD  youth group  Disabilities  
  5. Youth Group for SIBLINGS of Children with ASC
    PDF File
    Tagged ASD  Youth Group  Disabilities  
  6. Family Support Team - For Families
    PDF File
    Tagged Parent Support  Families  
  7. Space support group for parents/carers
    JPG File
    Tagged Autism  ASD  ADHD  Parent Support  
  8. Educational Psychologist contactline poster COVID19
    PDF File
    Tagged Additional Needs  Parent Support  Well being Support  Special Educational Needs  Support  
  9. Tips to support wellbeing during COVID19
    DOC File
    Tagged Well being Support  
  10. Supporting Children with LD & ASD with COVID Isolation
    PDF File
    Tagged ASD  Autism  anxiety  
  11. Supporting your child with handwriting difficulties at home
    PDF File
    Tagged Dyslexia  Additional Needs  Special Educational Needs  Specific Learning Difficulties  
  12. Supporting your child with maths difficulties at home
    PDF File
    Tagged Additional Needs  Specific Learning Difficulties  
  13. Supporting your child with reading difficulties at home
    PDF File
    Tagged Dyslexia  Specific Learning Difficulties  
  14. Supporting your child with spelling difficulties at home
    PDF File
    Tagged Dyslexia  Specific Learning Difficulties  
  15. Supporting Links Summer20 Parent Courses
    PDF File
    Tagged Parent Support  Parent courses  
  16. SEND-111-Coronavirus-distance-learning-resources-F
    PDF File
  17. SpLD helpline
    PDF File
  18. ADD-vance back to school - 16062020
    JPG File
  19. DSPL8 Communication for Parents & Carers - 23.09.2020
    PDF File
  20. Dacorum Online Parenting Course Brochure - Autumn 2020
    PDF File
    Tagged Parent Support  Parent courses  
  21. Bounce Forward - Raise Resilience
    PDF File
    Tagged mental health  Parent courses  
  22. Beezee Health Webinars
    PDF File
    Tagged Healthy Living  Healthy Eating  Parent Support