Bridgnorth Endowed is a mainstream, inclusive school which is committed to supporting all pupils reach their full potential by build confidence, resilience and independence regardless of their additional learning needs.
Within the classroom, we pride ourselves on successfully teaching pupils with a broad range of barriers to learning through quality first teaching. We recognise that some pupils need a short catch-up programme in literacy or numeracy, while others have more complex issues which require a more long-term approach.
Our aim is to continue to support needs identified on enrolment and to take further steps to identify and address specific needs as they present themselves.
Admissions Arrangements for Pupils with SEN or Disabilities
Parents who have children with an Education, Health and Care Plan from Shropshire Council and have named our school as being best able to meet their child’s needs, will be offered a place before other pupils.
All our pupils will be treated according to their needs in line with the school's Equality Information and Objectives Policy. No pupil will be denied admission because of gender, creed, race, physical ability or academic achievement.
We will take all steps possible to provide effective educational provision. Where a pupil has a particular need, the Trustees will ensure that reasonable adjustments are made for that pupil’s need to be fully met.
The Learning Support Team
Whilst special educational needs are the responsibility of all teachers, we are very fortunate to have an experienced team of Teaching Assistants who offer additional support. They work closely with the class teachers to ensure the right level of support is given within the classroom. They are also trained to offer both 1:1 and small group specialist interventions.
Guidance and advice are also provided by the many external agencies that we have formed partnerships with and liaise with on a regular basis.
Contact with parents is very important and pupils are always involved in decisions about their learning. We hold regular meetings with individual parents and provide detailed information about their child’s progress.
The amount of help varies, depending on the degree of learning support required and, where possible, we offer the following:
- Small group TA support
- In-class TA support
- 1:1 speech and language interventions
- Bespoke learning programmes
- IDL on-line Literacy and/or Numeracy interventions
- Personalised Learning Centre support
- Access to laptops
- 1:1 sessions as advised by outside agencies
- Bespoke timetables to support short-term additional needs
- Exam access arrangements at KS4
- Access to additional equipment as advised by outside agencies
- Access to ELSA (Emotional Literacy) trained staff
- Access to Reader Pens
- Supported homework club
- National Tutoring Programme
The SEND Local Offer
Are you a parent carer of a child or young person who is on SEN support or has an EHCP?
Shropshire's SEND Local Offer has plenty of information, support and resources for parents/carers of children with SEND, including education, EHCPs, health and wellbeing, early help, family support, financial support, transport, things to do, and lots more. Visit the local offer website
For more information on Learning Support, please email Miss Gresko at