The Early Years Area SENCo Team (formerly SENDIT) provide support, guidance and challenge to over 100 Early Years group-based settings and registered childminders. We promote and support early identification of needs and effective inclusive practice, enabling providers to improve outcomes for children with SEND aged 0-5 years.
The team also help with requests for Inclusion Support funding via our Special Educational Needs and Disability Inclusion Panel (SENDIP) please visit our SENDIP Webpage for more information (under useful links).
Melanie Da Costa, Area SENCO Advisory Teacher 07977 228317
KEYNSHAM & CHEW VALLEY / SOMER VALLEY AREAS:
Bobbie Rogers, Area SENCO Advisory Teacher 07530 263041 email@example.com
Verrity Simons, Area SENCO Advisory Practitioner 07875 488027v firstname.lastname@example.org
Casual Area SENCos
Julie Adams Julie_adams@bathnes.gov.uk
Julia Wallcroft Julia_wallcroft@bathnes.gov.uk
If you have any queries or would like additional information please contact the Area SENCo Advice Line (Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4.30pm) telephone 01225 39 6912
Please note: before submitting a 'Request for Area SENCo Involvement' form you MUST first speak to an Area SENCo via the advice line.
EARLY YEARS SENDIP (Panel) Contacts:
Nick Fortt, Early Years Inclusion and Partnership Manager 01225 39 5412
Hayley Clark, Early Years Inclusion Administrator (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs) 01225 39 5608
or write to us at Bath and North East Somerset Council, SEN Team, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath, BA1 1JG