Useful Links

Useful Links

Claydon High School

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities


Please click right to access the SEND Report information    SEND Report 2019

For a list of helpful websites and links please click  SEND Useful Links


   For useful tips on helping your child to read,         please click  Top 10 Reading Tips 


   For useful tips on helping your child to spell,         please click Top 10 Spelling Tips




Accessibility Plan

Please click here to access our Accessibility Plan

Please click here to access the Parent Plan Do Review.

External Courses and Talks

SENDIASS - Annual Review Webinar

The webinar was co-produced with parents and will explore:

> The purpose of an annual review and an EHC Plan
> What the process involves and how you and your child can be involved
> The different kinds of review
> What decisions can be made at the end.

Tuesday 28th January, 6.00pm to 7.00pm (available on demand for anyone registering)

Telephone: 01473 265210


'EHC Plan' workshops for parents and carers

Does your child have an EHC plan or is an EHC needs assessment underway?

This was co-produced with parents and explores the purpose of an Education, Health and Care Plan and what key sections mean, how parents and young people can be involved and who has responsibility for what.

Sudbury, Wednesday 22nd January, 10.00am to 1.00pm

Lowestoft, Tuesday 4th February, 10.00am to 1.00pm

Ipswich, Monday 2nd March, 10.00am to 1.00pm


Special Educational Needs (SEN) Support in schools and other settings

Explains the cycle of SEN support, support for pupils with medical conditions and disabilities and how parents and young people can be involved. We also explore exclusions, the threshold for an EHC needs assessment and approaches which foster positive partnership working.

Beccles, Thursday 30th January, 10.00am ro 12.30pm

Bury, Thursday 6th February, 10.00am to 12.30pm

Ipswich, Wednesday 12th February, 10.00am to 12.30pm


For more information, please go to

Irlens Information

If your child has been diagnosed by an optometrist with any of the following perceptual processing disorders: Meares-Irlens Syndrome (MIS), Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome or Visual Stress, please let the school know by emailing with details and supporting evidence so we can provide support and ensure that our records are up-to-date. 


Need inspiration on what books to read? You can use the ‘Book Trust Bookfinder’ to look for books to suit your tastes and interests, browse our archive of interviews with authors or just see what's out this month that should be catching your eye in the bookshop or the library. Go to 

Keep a list of all the books you have read in your Reading Record 

Homework Support

The resources below can be used by your child to support their homework tasks. These activity sheets can either be printed for use at home or students can learn the techniques described on them and then use these methods in their school books/notepads.  

     Activity Grid           High Five                                    Keywords              On the Other Hand

      Flowchart               Homework Helper                  Mind Map               Weigh it Up 

      Write About               Statement of Opinion


 Helping Your Child to Spell

If you are worried about your child’s spelling we have created a spelling programme (and associated word lists) for you to follow with them. These can be accessed by clicking on the links below: 

Spelling Programme

Spelling Record

My 'Read, Write and Spell' book


Generic Word Lists              Subject Specific Word Lists                                  

Level 1                                     Art                                  RE Level 2              

Level 2 List 1                           English Level 1            Science Y7                

Level 2 List 2                           English Level 2           Science Y8

Level 3 List 1                           Food Level 1

Level 3 List 2                           Food Level 2

Level 4 List 1                           Graphics Level 1

Level 4 List 2                           Graphics Level 2

Level 5 List 1                           Maths Level 1

Level 5 List 2                           Maths Level 2

Level 6 List 1                           Maths Level 3

Level 6 List 2                           RE Level 1


We also have an online spelling programme which can be accessed at home by visiting If you would like the username and password for this resource, please contact the school office, giving your child’s full name and tutor group and they will provide you with this information.