SEN Inclusion Award

2016 SEN Inclusion Award winner - St James CE Primary, Northamptonshire

Presented to the UK Mainstream School that can demonstrate an increase in the quality of care and education services provided to students with Special Educational Needs.

2016 Winner
St James CE Primary, Northamptonshire

St James’ has two specialist provisions attached for children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties, recognising the importance of each child as an individual. It has been awarded Inclusion Quality Mark flagship status for the third year running. With over 40 languages spoken among the pupils at entry, there is a real sense of belonging and inclusivity within the school, both in and outside of the classroom.

Commended
Eversley Primary, London
Marine Primary Academy, Plymouth
Matravers, Wiltshire
Woodhouse Primary Academy, Birmingham


2015 Winner
Marine Academy, Plymouth

Marine Academy Primary is the first free school in the UK to be awarded Makaton Friendly status by The Makaton Charity, recognising their efforts to make services accessible to children with speech and language difficulties. Staff have all received professional training in Makaton sign language, so that all classes can be taught how to use it and benefit from greater communication skills.

Commended
Commonweal School, Swindon
St James CE Primary School, Northampton
Swanwick Hall School, Derbyshire