Burton Road Primary School continually strives to meet the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs including the 4 broad areas of need as detailed in the new SEND Code of Practice 2014. 


Communication and Interaction

Speech Language and Communication needs (SLCN)

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)


Cognition and Learning

Moderate Learning Difficulty (MLD)

Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD)

Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty (PMLD)

Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD)


Social Emotional & Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH)


Sensory and / or physical needs

Physical Disabilities (PD)

Visual Impairment (VI)

Hearing Impairment (HI)

Multi Sensory Impairment (MSI)


We are supported by the Local Authority to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school and access an Inclusive Curriculum. The Local Authority SEND Services and Provision can be found as part of their ‘Local Offer’, detailed at the website


All schools within the authority are supported to be as inclusive as possible, with the needs of pupils with a Special Educational Need/s being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible, where families want this to happen.


Please click on the questions below on this school web page, for more information about Special Educational Needs at Burton Road Primary School.