At Hardwick Primary School we value the abilities and achievements of all pupils. Our aim is to ensure that all children, whatever their need or disability, make good progress throughout their school life. We work closely with parents and other agencies to ensure that the needs of each child are met.

In this section of the website you will find ‘Our School’s Offer’ which outlines the provision we make for our children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Further information on SEND provision from the local authority, Suffolk County Council, can be found by following the link below.

Please click here to see Our SEND School’s Offer

Please click here to see the SEND Information Report (Summer 2022)

Please click here to see SEND Policy (Summer 2022)

The Local Authority’s ‘Local Offer’ for SEND can be accessed using this link:

Our school SENCO, Mrs Goodenough (available on Monday-Thursday mornings) or our Head of School, Mrs Cowling, will be happy to discuss or answer any questions or concerns you have about SEND at Hardwick Primary School. Please contact the school office to make an appointment. Our SEND named Governor is and they can be contacted via the school office.  

A Guide for Parents

The Department for Education has released a guide for parents and carers of children and young people aged 0-25 years who have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

To access the guide click on the link:

How can parents/carers get involved?

Suffolk Parent Carers Network [SCPN] is represented in overseeing the implementation of the SEND Reforms. As a parent/carer please feel free to use the contact e-mail address for SCPN for any queries and or questions.

Disability access
The school car park has a disabled parking space for visitors to use whilst on site and it can be used by disabled parents/carers for dropping off and collecting their children at the start and end of the school day.
The front entrance allows wheel chair access and there is a ramp from the school playground to the main building. Wide corridors and doorways cater for easy access and wheel chair users.
Please read our school’s Accessibility Plan for details.

Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED)

Please see the following for details of how we meet the Public Sector Equality Duty.

Equality Information and Objectives 

The All Saints Schools Trust Equality Policy (Autumn 2022)