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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

If you would like to discuss your child's Special Educational need or disability please contact the Special Educational Needs Coordinator.

The Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENDCo) is Mr A Walters on or pop into the school office to make an appointment.

Our SEND Link Governor is Mrs Louise Rhodes who can be contacted through the school office or via

If you have a complaint regarding SEND provision or entitlement at Lawn Primary please follow the complaints process. 


Please read the document below if you want to know about how Lawn caters for SEND children. 

Also see below the local offer information from Derby City Council. 

Derby City Local Offer

What is the Local Offer? 

Derby’s SEND Local Offer is an online one stop shop for parents and young people to find out about all the services and support on offer to children and young people from birth to 25 who have special educational needs and/or Disabilities (SEND)in the city. Derby City Council, along with all other local authorities, are required to pub-lish information about services they expect to be available in their area. Derby City’s Local Offer is available here:


It tells parents how to access services and support in Derby City and what to expect from these services, including details of Higher Needs Funding and Education and Health Care Plans.

World Autism Acceptance Week 27th March - 2nd April


The Social Communication and Autism Team have shared a range of resources to help celebrate World Autism Acceptance Week, which runs from the 27th March.

World Autism Acceptance Week is a great opportunity to help young people understand their diagnosis and to help Autistic people be understood by the people around them.