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Our Lady and St. Patrick's Catholic Primary School Part of the Mater Christi Multi-Academy Trust

Identifying Need

Early Identification of Need Processes


  • Early Communication with home
  • Home visits: Inclusion Lead attends
  • EYFS: Visits to preschool setting
  • Communication with previous school/setting
  • Toddler group
  • Two-year progress check: Inclusion Lead attends
  • Open door policy
  • Regular TAC meetings
  • Health Visitor Support
  • Personalised transition
  • Screening, such as that completed on entry or as a result of a concern being raised, indicates gap in knowledge and/or skills
  • Dyslexia Screener
  • Regular Pupil Progress Meetings
  • Ongoing cycle of CPD for staff
  • EEF: 5 a day