The Springfields Academy

Reach South Academy Trust

Our central mission is for Reach South pupils to aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others place on them.

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School to school support

School to School Support

The Springfields Academy supports schools, colleges and other organisations to develop excellent and effective SEND practice.

The academy has vast experience in supporting schools, education professionals and other organisations with their SEND provision. As a National Autistic Society accredited provision you can be confident that the Springfields team offer specialist knowledge and skills. You can find out more about our experienced school-to -chool support team on our ‘About Us’ page.

Our SAS team can provide a range of school to school support measures, including:

Leadership and Management

  • Audits of need across SEND provision, safeguarding or school environment
  • SEND review or deep dive
  • Pupil Premium Review or deep dive
  • SENCo supervision
  • Successful SEND leadership and developing effective leaders of SEND
  • Support with writing action or improvement plans for SEND
  • SEND Governance

Teaching and Learning

  • Whole staff training in your setting
  • Maximising the impact of additional adults
  • Line managing and deploying support staff
  • Support and advice with transitions
  • Advice on interventions
  • Structured visits to the academy to see good practice
  • Learning Outside the Classroom
  • SEN provision and best practice
  • Quality First Teaching and Differentiation
  • Surgeries and problem-solving sessions
  • Early identification of SEND
  • Understanding and reviewing EHCPs
  • Curriculum design

Social and Emotional Aspects of Care

  • Therapeutic strategies and support
  • Engaging parents, carers and families
  • Speech, Language and Communication Needs

Safeguarding

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead supervision

All of our support is bespoke, taking your setting and needs into account. As a child-centred provision, our focus is always on the needs of the child and the right outcomes for them. Our support ranges from an hour to comprehensive, longer term packages across the academic year. We can also offer a free initial consultation via an online focused solution surgery. 

The academy is passionate about collaborative working and the sharing of expertise. Although there may be a charge for our school to school support services, the academy embraces a ‘participation not profit’ ethos.

For all enquiries regarding training and development please email:

autismsupport@springfields.wilts.sch.uk