Special Educational Needs

Eastwood Contributing to the Wandsworth Special Needs Local Offer

All Wandsworth schools and early years settings are required to include on their websites their contribution to the ‘local offer’. This means that across all early years settings in the Borough there is a comprehensive range of services for young children with special educational needs. This webpage indicates our contribution to the local offer.

Eastwood’s inclusion statement

Eastwood is an inclusive setting with both the commitment and the experience to ensure that children with a wide range of needs can benefit from, enjoy and make good progress in our day nursery and nursery school and can be fully included on our extensive children’s centre programme. By providing a very individualised approach in which observation and child-initiated learning are central, children will be able to learn at their own rate and in their own unique way. Well qualified, experienced and sometimes specialist staff ensure that children’s progress is carefully monitored and specific skills taught where this will open up the curriculum and ensure each child can access the full range of learning experiences here at Eastwood.

At Eastwood, our acting Special Education Needs Co-ordinator is Deputy Headteacher Karen Pearson and she can be contacted on 020 8876 3976 or through E-mail


Frequently Asked Questions about Special Educational Needs at Eastwood

1) What should I do if I am concerned about my child’s progress or special educational needs?
2) How does Eastwood decide whether a child has special education needs and what extra help they need?
3) How will I know how my child is doing and how will Eastwood help me to support my child’s learning?
4) How will my child be involved in and consulted about how their special educational needs are met and what progress they are making?
5) How does Eastwood assess and review my child’s progress?
6) How are teaching and the curriculum adapted to my child’s needs?
7) What support is there for my child’s emotional well-being?
8) How do you promote positive behaviour?
9) What training and specialist skills do the staff supporting children with SEND (Special Educational Need and Disability) have or are having?
10) How do you make the school environment and curriculum accessible for all children?
11) How will my child be included in activities outside of the classroom?
12) How will the school prepare my child to join the school or transfer to a new school?
13) What specialist services from outside does the school use to help meet children’s needs and how do you work together?
14) What will you do if my child has medical needs?
15) Where can I go for further advice and support?


The information in this report is accurate now, but we regularly review and make changes to what we offer and keep this information as up to date as possible.


This offer is intended to give you clear, accurate and accessible information. If you would like to comment on the content of the offer or make suggestions to improve the information, please email the  Admin Team