Welcome to Goring CE Primary School's 'Inclusion Zone' where you can find information on all things related to special educational needs, made up of the following sections:

Inclusion at Goring

Latest News
Famous people with additional needs or hidden disabilities
What's on
I think my child has SEND.......
West Sussex County Council
Early Help
Reaching Families
Education Health Care Plans
Social, Emotional and Mental Health
Mental Health Support 
Emotionally Based School Avoidance 
Communication and Interaction
Cognition and Learning
Sensory and Physical 
Supporting Transition 
Celebrating Diversity 

Let us know.....

Here at Goring we welcome comments and contributions from parents and carers. We would be very interested to know your thoughts re our new Inclusion Zone and any suggestions that you may have or ideas about what we should include.

Please contact Miss Senior or Mrs Hood at nsenior@goringprimary.org or chood@goringprimary.org or via the school office office@goringprimary.org 

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Pupil Premium

Is your child eligible for Pupil Premium? 

Who is eligible?

The school is awarded the additional funding for children who meet any of the following criteria:

  • Have a parent serving in the armed forces;
  • Are currently entitled to free school meals
  • Have been entitled to free school meals within the last 6 years;
  • Are ‘looked after’
  • Are covered by a guardianship order
  • Are covered by a residency order
  • Have been adopted from care.  

 To find out whether your child qualifies for free school meals, click on the Free School Meals Eligibility Checker link below.

 If you are eligible you will need to apply via the online application on  WSCC website via this link


The Team

Our Inclusion Team at Goring is made up of Miss Senior, Inclusion Leader, Mrs Hood, Inclusion Assistant, and 8 Learning Support Assistants who work alongside teachers and TAs in supporting those children with Education Health Care Plans or EHCPs.
Miss Senior has worked as a class teacher, an Advisory Teacher in West Sussex and Lead Advisory Teacher in Surrey for behaviour and has a Master's degree in Education, specialising in behaviour. She also holds the qualification for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators.

Mrs Hood is an experienced class teacher in EYFS, KS1 and KS2. She has worked with children with ADHD, Autism, those with long term health conditions, those with medical conditions, children from the traveller community and children who are looked after. 

Our LSAs have vast experience in areas of SEN, including attachment, Autism, ADHD, specific learning difficulties, speech and language difficulties and managing behaviour. 
The Inclusion remit is broad and includes those children with SEN or a disability, children for whom school receives Pupil Premium, Children Looked After, Safeguarding and Early Help.

If you have any concerns about your child, please speak to your child's class teacher first. 

Safeguarding at Goring CE Primary School

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the best quality of welfare for all of our children. We expect all staff, pupils, volunteers, visitors and parents to share this view.

If you have ANY concerns relating to the safeguarding of any of our children, please follow our school policy and notify any of the staff members below as soon as possible on 01903 241175 or by direct email. 

Our Designated Safeguarding Leads are:

Miss N Senior
Inclusion Leader and Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs C Jee
Headteacher and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs C Maple
Assistant Headteacher and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs F Whittaker
Assistant Headteacher and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

When school is not open please contact Integrated Front Door (IFD) on 01403 229900 or call 999 if there is immediate danger. 

What should I do?

If you have any concerns about your child, always speak to the class teacher first. Make an appointment to see them and write down any questions you may want to ask. 

If you need further advice or support, contact Miss Senior, our Inclusion Leader. If necessary, Miss Senior can make referrals to outside agencies such as Child Development Centre (CDC), CAMHS or Speech and Language Therapy Service.