SEND Provision at Elburton
Mrs L Birnie - is the SENCO (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator), Designated Teacher and the Assistant Head Teacher.
This page contains information and the provisions that the school will provide for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, as well as signpost important information for families of children with SEND.
Should you have any concerns about your child, please contact their class teacher or Mrs Birnie directly on:


COVID-19 Plymouth Response

There are lots of resources, advice and support available during this challenging time. Please see the information below should you need any guidance, or just someone to talk to.


COVID-19 Plymouth Local Offer

Please follow the link below for additional information and resources on supporting children with SEND:


POD Local offer - COVID


PIAS (Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND)

PIAS have a team of dedicated facilitators skilled in a wide range of parenting programmes and behavioural strategies from birth to the teenage years.


They are on hand to provide help, advice, support and a friendly ear from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Please call PIAS on 01752 258933 and select option 2.

Details of the service can also be found at:

Plymouth PIAS

Special Educational Needs

 ‘A pupil has SEN (Special Educational Needs) where their learning difficulty or disability calls for special educational provision, that is provision different from or additional to that normally available to pupils of the same age.’ (SEN Code of Practice p.82)


Please click on the links below for details of the Local Offer for Plymouth, as well as a direct link to the Plymouth Online Directory.

Plymouth City Council SEND Local Offer 

Plymouth Online Directory 


Please click the links below to read what Elburton can offer children with Special Educational Needs.
Please find;
Horizon - Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Policy 2018; Accessibility Plan 2018-2021  and Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions document under School Policies.