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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

An expectation of The Code of Practice for supporting children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities 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 Candy Vincent - SENDCo, Mrs Jemma Redbond - Family Support Work, Mrs Claire Olivier - Behaviour and SEND support TA, Mrs Sue Philips - SEND TA

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 point of contact for medical needs is the School Office.

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