At Orchards Church of England Academy we have a strong commitment towards inclusive education for all children. We aim to provide a secure, happy and supportive environment where every child can thrive and be successful.We promote ownership and use a quality first teaching approach to meet the needs of children. Teachers plan appropriately scaffolded work and styles of learning to meet the needs of all children in their class.

Please find our SEND policy, information report and accessibility plan below. Additionally, there are further pages on our website broken down into the 4 areas of need with further information and resources available. 

The ‘Local Offer’  details the provision across Education, Health and Social Care that is available in the area for children with SEN or who are disabled. Cambridgeshire’s Local Offer can be located if you   CLICK HERE. 
Below you will find the latest guidance for Educational Health and Care Plans from Cambridgeshire County Council. Where it is felt an EHCP would be required this request is made, along with supporting evidence to the Statutory Assessment Team. 
Please see the local offer for EHCP's.   CLICK HERE
The Department for Education has produced the guide below that explains how the system that supports children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) works.
Additionally SENDIASS are able to provide parents with support regarding SEND.  CLICK HERE  for more information.
We believe that children with SEND can and will be successful and it is our job to support them. If you would like to see some famous faces that themselves have special needs and their accomplishments then please see below.