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At Ian Ramsey, the people working to support your child include:

Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator (SENDCO): Mrs Jill Neilson

Governor with responsibility for Special Educational Need: Venerable Stuart Bain

Catch Up Funding Literacy Teacher: Margaret Stacey

Teaching Assistants: Sue Darnbrook, Heather Hill, Sharon Reay, Andrea Watson, Emma Judge, John Shail and Laura Marchant.


You can find more information about SEND at Ian Ramsey in the following documents:

School Offer 2015 - Stockton Proforma

SEND Policy


Definition of Special Educational Needs (SEN) 

At Ian Ramsey C of E Academy, SEN provision is an integral part of the School Development Plan. We have regard to the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice 2014 and the Equality Act 2010.

Ian Ramsey C of E Academy strives to be an inclusive school, giving a sense of community and belonging through its:

Inclusive ethos which recognises, rewards and values diversity

  • Broad and balanced curriculum for all pupils
  • Systems for the early identification of SEN
  • High expectations and suitable targets for all pupils.

Students have special educational needs if they have a learning difficulty or disability, which calls for special educational provision to be made for them.

Special educational provision means:

Education provision 

At Ian Ramsey, the people working to support your child include:

SEND Governor

Venerable Stuart Bain


Jill Neilson

Literacy teacher

Margaret Stacey

Teaching Assistants

Tony Carroll


Sue Darnbrook


Kelly Gardner


Heather Hill


Amy Laing


Simon Moore


Sharon Reay


Andrea Watson


Emma Judge


Laura Marchant