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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

The Code of Practice for supporting children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities has changed significantly. One of the expectations it has introduced is that schools should report annually to parents how they identify, support and monitor the progress of children at the school with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

GVP SEND Team:  Miss Emily Matthews - SENDCo, Mrs Hannah Leete– SEND and Family Support

Our SEND policy, written in conjunction with the Trust, can be found here or in the panel on the left of this page. The Trust SEND Framework can be found here.

Gamlingay Village Primary’s annual SEND reports can be found here:

SEND Report 2022/2023

Further information about the range of services available in Cambridgeshire can be found on the county's Local Offer. This website outlines the services available, the criteria to qualify to access each service and referral information. It can be accessed on the following link:

For students with medical needs, we follow Cambridgeshire County Council and Government guidelines, details of which are available here:

Your first contact for medical needs is Elaine Dellar

Useful Links

The Avenue

British Dyslexia Association

National Autistic Society

British Deaf Association

Disability Alliance

Disability Living Fund

Down Syndrome Association

Citizens Advice Bureau


Children’s communication charity

Pinpoint – Parent support

Council for Disabled Children

Eddies (formerly Cambridgeshire Mencap)

Contact a Family