Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
At Batley Girls' High School we are committed to inclusive practice and celebrate every opportunity for excellence for all our students. We work to overcome any barriers to learning and personalise support for those with additional SEND needs.
Headteacher - Gary Kibble
Assistant Head, SEND & SENDCo - Susy Ingle
Governor for SEND - Zaynab Rajah
If you wish to speak with someone about your child's SEND needs, you can attend one of our Working Together coffee mornings, or contact the keyworker on the email address you have been provided with.
Alternatively you can contact Susy Ingle at school on 01924 350080.
SEND Information Report and relevant policies
To view the SEND Information Report please visit Policies.
We are proud to announce we have been recognised with the SEND Inclusion Award, which is a national standard for effective and inclusive Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) provision.
Working Together Coffee Mornings
Parents/carers of students with SEND are invited into school to meet the SEND team including Susy Ingle (SENDCo), Vicki Graham (Assistant SENDCo), Zaynab Rajah (SEND Governor) along with some members of the team who act as key workers for individual students.
These take place half termly, immediately before the Stronger Together (parent/carer forum meetings) at 8:30-10am on Tuesdays.
Tuesday 17 October 2023
Tuesday 12 December 2023
Tuesday 6 February 2024
Tuesday 7 May 2024
Tuesday 9 July 2024
Additional dates for the diary:
7 May 2024 - The Dyslexia Hub by Michelle Holgeth (9am)
21 December 2023 - Year 11 Transition Visit to Kirklees College
11 December 2023 - Pantomime trip
29 November 2023 - SEND Live at Dewsbury Town Hall, see Local Offer for details
If you click the link below you will see the FAQs we've had from some of our parents/carers and the local community or alternatively click on the PDF below. We hope you find these useful.
Kirklees Local Offer gives children and young people, aged 0-25 years, with special educational needs or disabilities, and their families, information about what is available in Kirklees across education, health and social care.
- SEND support in nurseries and schools
- Health and Social Care
- Choices for school leavers
- Support for parents and carers
- Income and benefits
- Things to do where you live
- Workshops for parents/carers and young people
- Holiday activities
It is so much more than a directory of services, it brings everything together in one place.
Opportunities for parents/carers
Kirklees is proud to offer support to parents and carers of students with SEND and runs regular workshops that you can book onto here. The same link also offers workshops for students. Please click the relevant tab to see the workshops on offer.