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with specialist sports status

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with specialist sports status
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Home >> Supporting Your Child >> Learning Support Department >> Q: How will my child be able to contribute their views?

Published on - 16-05-2016

Q: How will my child be able to contribute their views?

Students’ views are highly valued at the school and their opinions are sought on many areas of school life, as well as their own learning.  We use a variety of methods for seeking student views:

  • The school has an active student council, where students represent their peers.  The student council is able to express student views to senior leaders throughout the school year.
  • Student panels regularly form a part of the school’s interview process for new members of staff.
  • If your child has an EHCP or Statement of SEND, their views will be sought before any review meeting

Q: Where can I find Hampshire’s Local offer?

Every Local Authority has a duty to set out in one place the provision that it expects to be available across education, health and social care for ch...

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Q: Who can I contact for further information outside of BHCS?

Additionally, the school liaises with and can refer parents/carers to the following agencies for information and support: Parent Partnership, offer...

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Q: Who can I contact for further information at BHCS?

A parent/carer’s first point of contact should be the child’s tutor to share concerns Mrs H Macdonald Head of Year 7 & 8, Zone 7 T...

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Q: How do we know if it has had an impact?

We see evidence that the student is making progress academically against national/age expected measures and that the gap is narrowing – they a...

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Q: How is the decision made about what type and how much support my child will receive?

Our provision is arranged to meet our students’ needs, within the resources available.  This approach reflects the fact that different st...

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Q: How are the school’s resources allocated and matched to children’s needs?

We ensure that all students with SEND have their needs met to the best of the school’s ability, within the funds available. The budget is all...

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How will the school prepare and support my child when joining the school and transferring to a new school?

Our goal is to make sure our new students feel like they belong at BHCS before they officially arrive.  Learning is most effective when student...

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Q: How accessible is the school environment?

Apart from 6 classrooms in the English Block, the school is all on ground level but some faculty blocks need to be accessed by steps or permanent ra...

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Q: How will my child be included in activities outside the classroom including school trips?

All students are entitled to be included in all parts of the school curriculum and we aim for all students to be included on school trips. We will p...

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Q: What SEND training have the staff had or are currently having?

SEND training is an on-going rolling programme of professional development for all of our staff throughout the school year. We have two ELSAs (Emot...

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