Inclusion Team At Portsdown 2023

Welcome to our page for Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities.

If you need support, advice or have questions regarding Special Educational Needs you will be able to find out more information here.  If you cannot find what you are looking for then please speak to your child’s class teacher or alternatively you can email me:


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Report 2022-2023

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SEND and Inclusion Policy

Sen Policy 2022

Designated Teacher Policy 2023

Meet the Inclusion Team

Inclusion Team At Portsdown 2023

Health & Well-being at Portsdown

Health And Well Being


Portsmouth’s Local Offer

A parent’s guide to SEN Support in schools


Parents Guide To Sen Support

Ordinarily Available Provision Document


Useful Links and Information

Special educational needs and disability (SEND) and high needs – GOV.UK (

School attendance and absence: Overview – GOV.UK (

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – NHS (

Advice and guidance (

Dyslexia Explained | What’s It Like Being Dyslexic? | Understand Dyslexia – YouTube

Support for parent carers – Courses and Training > Portsmouth Local Offer

Supporting Children and Young People with Reading Difficulties > Portsmouth Local Offer

Support with learning > Portsmouth Local Offer

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Newsletter

CAMHS Healthy Minds newsletters for parents.  The current topics are about building resilience, anger management and the effects of playing video games on children and young people.

If you would like a printed copy please speak to Mrs Thomas (Inclusion Manager/SENCO).

Anxiety Newsletter

Video Games Leaflet Updated

Healthy Young Minds Anger Management Newsletter August 2016

Healthy Young Minds Resilience Part 1

Healthy Young Minds Resilience Part 2