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‘Our outstanding nursery school offers free 15 hour places 'for all 3 and 4 year olds' and 30 hour places for working parents’. Please contact the Nursery School 0151 233 4594 or for 2 year olds the Childcare Centre 0151 256 5683
Ellergreen Nursery School & Chilcare Centre

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SENDs Information

On this page you will find information relating to Special Educational Needs and Disability at our school including:

Our SEN information report on our school’s policy for pupils with SEN which is updated annually. Changes occurring during the year are updated as soon as possible.

This report complies with:

section 69 of the Children and Families Act 2014, which includes:

  • the arrangements for the admission of disabled pupils
  • the steps we have taken to prevent disabled pupils from being treated less favourably than other pupils
  • the facilities we provide to help disabled pupils to access the school
  • the accessibility plan we have prepared in compliance with paragraph 3 of schedule 10 to the Equality Act 2010 for:
  • increasing the extent to which disabled pupils can participate in the school’s curriculum
  • improving the physical environment of the school for the purpose of increasing the extent to which disabled pupils are able to take advantage of education and benefits, facilities and services provided or offered by the school
  • improving the delivery to disabled pupils of information which is readily accessible to pupils who are not disabled
  • regulation 51 and schedule 1 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014

The SENCos (Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinators) are: Laura Pattinson (Nursery School SENCO) and Charlotte Donegan (Childcare Centre SENCO).


SENDs Information Report

For Special Educational Needs Information about all the schools in Liverpool, please visit or click the following link:



Please find below a collection of videos demonstrating some of the most common strategies we use with our children with special educational needs. We hope that you find these useful in supporting your children's development at home. For further information, please speak to your SENCO. 

Building attention skills in children: Bucket Therapy

Building shared attention is a key aspect of developing your child to learn and develop communication skills. This video shares a simple practical appro...

Creating Opportunities for Communication: Using Sabotage Strategies

This video is for anyone supporting children who want to find out how they can help their child to communicate.Speech and Language Therapists call this techn...

Using Now and Next Boards

In this video Michelle demonstrates how to use a Now and Next board. If you'd like further information or advice please contact your Speech and Language T...

Top Tip - Copying What Your Child Does and Says!

In this video we will demonstrate how to help develop your child's eye contact, attention and interaction skills by copying what they do and say.

Introducing Objects of Reference

In this video we will demonstrate how to implement Objects of Reference at home, with step by step instructions.

Speech and Language Therapy at home: Talk time course and tips

Get ideas to help your child to talk , and know what to expect from Speech and Language Therapy. In this video we talk about: - How speech and language thera...

Time for Sounds: Speech and Language Therapy course about speech sound difficulties.

Get ideas to help your child with speech sound difficulties: In this video we talk about: How we make soundsHow speech sounds developHow Speech and language ...

Using Visual Timelines

In this video we explain why we recommend using visual timelines and how you might use them with your young person. If you'd like further information or a...

Introduction to Sensory Processing

An introduction to sensory processing and the difficulties children may have with this.

Sensory Strategies

Sensory strategies to support children with sensory processing difficulties at home.