Additional Learning Needs
Anghenion Dysgu Ychwanegol
We are an inclusive school.
Rydym yn ysgol gynhwysol.
Whitchurch Primary School is an inclusive school where all staff are committed to the success of every pupil.
All children are valued, respected and welcomed to our school, whatever their needs may be. We support children’s learning and aim to ensure they are fully included in all school activities.
If you have any questions, please contact our ALENCo, Mrs. Sarah Davies.
The ALNET (Wales) Act
The Welsh Government has passed new legislation called the Additional Learning Needs (Wales) Act, and Additional Learning Needs (ALN) Code, which will replace all of the legislation and guidance in relation to special educational needs.
As part of the Additional Learning Needs Educational Tribunal (ALNET) (Wales) Act 2018, the Welsh Government has replaced the term 'special educational needs' (SEN) with 'additional learning needs' (ALN).
However, the definition of ALN is different and you may find that your child currently has SEN but will not have ALN. This should not affect the support and help they receive in school to access home learning.
ALN will cover those who:
The changes will rollout over three years from September 2021 until September 2024.
Please click the links below for further details of the new ALN Code.