SEND Offer

All Sunderland schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs & Disability and are supported by the LA to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school. All schools are supported to be as inclusive as possible, with the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible.

The Venerable Bede Academy SEND Department

The department reinforces the need for teaching that is fully inclusive.  Our aim is to ensure that each pupil is happy and cared for effectively in a learning environment that promotes their academic, physical, social, emotional, cultural, moral and spiritual development, equipping them for life after school in further education, training or the work place.

We value the abilities and achievements of all pupils.  Whilst many factors contribute to the range of difficulties experienced by some pupils, we believe that much can be done to overcome them when parents, teachers, outside agencies and pupils work together.

All teachers and classroom based support staff are teachers of children with special educational needs and have a responsibility to meet these needs.


For more information please click to read/download our SEND Information Report (Link opens in new tab).