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Greengate Lane Academy

Greengate Lane Academy is part of the Astrea Academy Trust. We are a small primary school set in the North of Sheffield. We have an outstanding Foundation Stage provision (Ofsted, 2018) and our whole school has been judged as Good overall (Ofsted, 2018).

  • Nursery 39 FTE.
  • Years FS2 –Yr 6  210 (nominal admissions number 30).
  • Wrap around care includes breakfast clubs and a varied range of after school clubs.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Paul Cross
Contact Position
0114 2848322
0114 2848322
School Website

Where to go

Greengate Lane Academy
Greengate Lane Primary School
Greengate Lane
High Green
S35 3GT

When is it on?

Time of day
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Inclusion Information

Wheelchair Access
Cater for special dietary requirements
Dietary needs catered for
Additional dietary information
Other dietary requirements can be catered for if medical evidence is produced.
Supports special needs and disabilities
Special needs and disabilities experience
Social, emotional and mental health needs
Medical Needs or long term illness
Speech, Language & Communication needs
Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulty
Severe Learning Difficulty
Moderate Learning Difficulty
Cerebral Palsy
Able to accommodate other cultures/ethnicities

Other Details

Age Range
4 years to 11 years
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Quiet Area
Providers who offer pickups from this setting
Ann Boldock, Childminder  Emma Milligan, Childminder  Gemma Henser, Childminder 

DISCLAIMER: Greengate Lane Academy is not responsible for other childcare providers who are available to pick up from the setting and their inclusion on this list should not be understood to represent a partnership or endorsement. It is the parent or carer's responsibility to check that they are satisfied with the quality of additional providers.

Local Offer

Contact Name
Esther Stones
Contact Telephone
0114 2848322
Contact Email
School Ofsted Inspection Report
School Prospectus
School Performance Report
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
SEN Provision Type

Schools Extended Local Offer Response

Please state the number of pupils on your roll and your average class size 

226 school. Average class size 28.

How does the setting identify learners with SEN? 
  • Assessments by staff and by bought in Educational Psychologist support.
  • The school employs a fully qualified Speech & Language Therapist.
  • The school has very clear pupil progress tracking and detailed in school assessments of all children.
  • Regular pupil progress meetings are held to identify any underachievement with groups of learners and those with SEND.
Is your setting physically accessible to all learners? 

The school consists of 1 main building with each year having it’s own classroom. All buildings are accessible to wheelchairs and all buildings have disabled toileting facilities. The school has a number of separate learning spaces (e.g. nurture room) to run specific interventions and to provide necessary additional support. The school has lively and accessible classroom environments with visual timetables and resources accessible to all. We have changing facilities on site for older children. Resourcing in school is always tailored to needs of learners and we have a number teaching assistants who offer appropriate support for children.

Our school is fully secured with fencing and stringent access arrangements. All children eat their lunch in the school dining hall.

How does your setting adapt the curriculum for learners with SEND? 
  • Teachers are responsible for the education programme for children with SEND supported and monitored by SENDCo and outside agencies.
  • All classes have clear differentiation for different needs.
  • Learning mentor provides small group support for individual needs eg social skills, behaviour and nurture sessions.
  • The school provides Individualised programmes / routines if needed.
What training have your staff received to support learners with SEND? 
  • Staff trained in PECs, Speech and language, fine motor skills, dyslexia, attachment difficulties.  Regular meetings of all adults involved with child to ensure good knowledge of needs.
  • Specialist expertise accessed through bought in services.
  • Mental Health and Trauma Diploma - Learning Mentor
  • Read Write Inc training
  • Lego Therapy training
  • Autism Awareness training
How do you communicate with and involve families? 
  • Regular meetings, home school diaries.
  • Termly SEND reviews.
  • Interpreter/ translations provided if required.
  • Parents signposted to support networks.
  • Newsletters.
  • Astrea Parent App.
  • Celebration and Class Assemblies.
How does the setting evaluate the effectiveness of its provision for learners with SEN and how often does it do this? 
  • Intervention Data Tracking.
  • Case studies
  • Data tracking for attainment and progress.
  • Pupil progress meetings.
  • SENDCo monitoring and evaluation.
  • Boxhall screening.
  • Motional tool.
What support do you provide for the learners' overall wellbeing? 
  • One to one, small group support for particular issues eg Circle of Friends, Silver Seal.
  • Peer mentoring.
  • Learning mentor- breakfast club, lunch time, break time.
  • Where appropriate we work alongside outside professionals and to deliver specific sessions.
  • Nurture Group Provision.
  • Sensory rooms.
  • Extensive wider opportunities are available to children.
What kind of behavioural interventions do you use? 
  • Learning mentor leads on behaviour and attendance.
  • Attendance- first day follow ups, IAPs, rigorous monitoring, rewards.
  • Behaviour- high expectations, clear behaviour policy, rewards and sanctions, close parental liaison, home school diaries, behaviour plans, mentoring, nurture group, internal and fixed term exclusions.
How do you ensure learners with SEND are included in non-classroom based activities? 
  • All SEND children can access all activities.
  • Parents involved in planning if appropriate.
  • Sports activities.
Do you offer Breakfast Clubs, After School Clubs or Holiday Clubs? Please specify. 

Breakfast Clubs and After School Clubs.

How do you consult with and involve learners in their education? 
  • School council.
  • Pupil feedback.
  • SEND pupil interviews.
Do you have an online prospectus? Are there open days for families and learners? 
  • Lots of information on website.
  • SEND information report available online.
  • Visits to look around by appointment.
Do you offer outreach to home educating families? 


Does your setting offer any additional services for learners with SEND? 
  • In school Speech and Language Therapy

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