SENCO: Mrs K Newman

Please use the link below to contact Mrs Newman or use the school email address or office telephone number 01257 423992.

St Wilfrid’s Primary Academy provides all its children with the opportunity and support to develop their full potential through a rich, broad and balanced education and through experiencing the love and security of belonging to a caring Christian community. We aim to enable all pupils with special education needs and disabilities to be fully involved in the life of the school, and to reach their full potential, taking an active role in school life, feeling secure, and happy whilst experiencing success in a stimulating, caring and Christian learning environment.

Click below to access the SEND Information report and our current Accessibility Plan.

It is really important to us that our SEND information report meets your needs and answers the questions that are important to you. It has been produced in collaboration with parents, however if you would like to feedback any further comments regarding the SEND information report please use the link below or contact Mrs Newman using the school email address or office telephone number 01257 423992.

St Wilfrid’s Church of England Primary Academy are supported by the Local Authority to ensure that all pupils with Special Educational Needs, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school.


Please click here for the local SEN/D offer from Wigan


Wigan Local Offer provides information of services which could support children and young people with SEN:


The Autism Pathway and Service work with schools, teachers and parents to help support children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), you will find further information at the link below: 

Or if you prefer to speak to someone please call Wigan SENDS team on 01942 486136


“All pupils, including the gifted and talented and those with learning difficulties and/or  disabilities, make excellent progress.”                      

Ofsted , September 2007


Useful Websites for Parents

The National Autistic Society – Gives information about autism, parental advice, strategies and approaches, etc.

British Dyslexia Association – A useful website with information about dyslexia, assessment and identification, exam concessions, etc.

Dyspraxia Foundation – Offers information and supports individuals and families affected by developmental dyspraxia through books, suggestions, a teen newsletter, and an adult support group.

Young Minds – The UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

ADHD Foundation – A useful website that provides information and guidance around Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Child and Adolescent Mental Health – Provides a free and comprehensive source of information for young people, parents and professionals about the range of mental health difficulties and disorders that may be encountered during childhood and adolescence.

Wigan Family Welfare – A useful website that describes the counselling service we have in school.

Wigan Council’s Targeted Education Support Service (TESS) – Information about what TESS is, what they do and how you can get their help.

The Anti-Bullying Alliance – Gives useful information and advice about how to deal with bullying and the impact that bullying can have.

Contact a Family – An organisation that provides information and support to parents of children with many different sorts of disability.

Talking Point – Talking Point provides a guide to speech and language services and useful links to other associated websites.

Wigan Council’s 0-19 Gateway Service – Information on the 0-19 Gateway service that Wigan Council provides for young people. There is also an additional information leaflet about the service.

Childnet – A useful website for keeping young people safe online.

No Panic – This website provides valuable information for sufferers and carers of people who have panic attacks, anxiety, phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD).

Happyeye – Glasses that intend to reduce or stop visual stress.

Autism Resources for Families – Resources about Autism Specturm Disorder (ASD) from the National Autism Center.

Reduce the Noise – Help loved ones with sensory overload enjoy shopping.

Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips – Teaching tips for children and adults with autism.

Files to Download

SEN Form

Office Contact: Mrs P Jackson

St Wilfrid's Church of England

Primary Academy.

Rectory Lane, Standish,

Wigan WN6 0XB

Tel: 01257423992

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