Current News
Current News

SEND Policies and Local Offer                                          

Special Educational Needs Policy

Our Special Educational Needs (SEN) policy details our aims and objectives for children if they have a learning difficulty and how we record, monitor and review each child.  

SEND Policy
SEND Policy.pdf
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Our Equality/Diversity Statement

Equalities, diversity and Inclusion STAT[...]
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Early Years Graduated Document Final.pdf
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Nursery School Local Offer

SEND Local Offer
SEND Local Offer Postcard V2 - web.pdf
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SEND Local Offer Nursery 2020/21
SEND Local Offer Nursery 2020-21.pdf
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Waterside Local Offer

SEND Local Offer Waterside 2020/21
SEND Local Offer Waterside 2020-21.pdf
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Max Card

The Max Card is the UK's leading discount card for foster families and families of children with additional needs.  Families can use their Max Card at venues across the UK to get free or discounted admission.


The scheme is designed to help families save money on great days out at castles, zoos, bowling alleys, trampoline parks and many more.


Max Card works with Local Authorities and selected charities, who administer the cards to eligible families in their areas.


Apply for the Max card here: Max Card

Children and Young People's Disability Register:


Sent on behalf of Wellbeing Team, Reading Borough Council


Many people are family carers and support someone who relies on them to collect shopping, prescriptions and other essential items. You may not identify yourself as a carer because you are firstly a parent, a wife, husband, daughter, son, grandchild, friend or neighbour.


Reading Mencap have produced The Reading Family Carers Card it’s available to carers for FREE and it will identify you as a family carer in order to help shorten the time you might have to spend queueing for a shop, a pharmacy or even a health appointment. It is supported by Reading Borough Council.


Please click on the link below to the Reading Services Guide information page about the Reading Families Carers Card and feel free to share this information with your networks and contacts:


SEND Christmas camp - Reading FC Dec 2020
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SEND Christmas Holiday Short Breaks - Multi Sports Camps - Reading Football Club


Multi Sports camps run by RFC Community Trust. A wide selection of sports will be on offer including Boccia and New Age Kurling amongst many others!


For children aged 8 years to 16 years at South Reading Leisure Centre sports hall. The camps will run on the following days and times:


Monday 21st December 10:30 – 14:00

Tuesday 22nd December 10:30 -14:00

Wednesday 23rd December 10:30 – 14:00


Link to the record on the SEND Local Offer -


If you would like to book a place or to find out more, please contact Dan Rook.


The above short break is funded by Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC)


SEND Local Offer – Winter 2020 – Newsletter


Please find attached the ‘New Look’ Winter 2020 edition of the SEND Local Offer Newsletter.


We asked parent carers and young people for feedback on the newsletter, and it was suggested we improve the ‘look and feel’ to make it easier to read. The Brighter Futures for Children, marketing team worked with us to improve the look and feel. We hope you like the ‘new look’ SEND Local Offer newsletter!


Newsletter can also be found on the SEND Local Offer – here


We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who voted for the new SEND Local Offer logo, and took part in the SEND Local Offer annual survey. Your input and feedback will help us further improve, and develop the SEND Local Offer for Reading families, children and young people.

SEND Local Offer Newsletter - Winter 2020
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KIDS, Winner of the National SEND Mediation Award 2020 and provider for SEND mediation and dispute resolution for Reading, will be attending Reading Families' Forum Coffee Morning on 16th December 2020, 10.30 am.  If you would like to join the coffee morning, please see flyer below for full details and booking information.  

Reading Families Forum Coffee Morning
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SEND Information
SEND Provision.pdf
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The Family Information Service/SEND Local Offer need your help! Please could you spare a few minutes to complete our SEND Local Offer Survey, your help is appreciated.


It’s that time of the year again! SEND Local Offer needs your feedback…..

Let us know what you like, what you want improved, or just keep as it is!


This will help us further improve the information, accessibility, usage and will assist us in

developing and improving Reading’s SEND Local Offer working in partnership with parent carers, children,

young people and practitioners.


Please spare a few minutes to complete this short survey


Survey ends on Monday 16th November 2020, the results will be published on the SEND Local Offer.


Thank you in advance for taking the time to complete the survey.


Thank you to everyone who voted for the new SEND Local Offer Logo, the winning logo was option 2!

Nursery School

Tel: 0118 937 5577



Waterside Day Care

Tel: 0118 937 5677



Postal Address

82 Lyndhurst Road



RG30 6UB