Royston Road, Cudworth, Barnsley, S72 8AA

01226 719700

Cherry Dale Primary School

Together Everyone Achieves More


Welcome to our Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) section of the web site.

Mrs Hedley is our Special Needs Co-ordinator.   If you need to speak to her - just ask at the office.

All of the important information about how we support SEND is included here in our SEND

Information Report



Here are some links to other websites that  you may find useful:-

Barnsley SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Information, Advice and Support Service)

Barnsley SENDIASS offers free, confidential and impartial; information, guidance, advice and support to all parents and carers who have children or young-people who:

  • Have a Special Educational Need (SEN) or Disability
  • Are between the age 0-25 years
  • Live in the borough of Barnsley
  • The service will also support young-people from the age of 16 who have SEND.

Barnsley Speech and Language Therapy Services

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Advice Support Service

Barnsley Local Authority Offer:-

What is the local offer?

The local offer is an online resource for parents of children with SEND.  It brings together and publishes in one place all the information on the services available in your area.

The local offer will contain information about a wide range of provision including:

  • Education and specialist support;
  • Health;
  • Social Care;
  • Training;
  • Travel to school and college;
  • Housing, employment and leisure opportunities.

The Children and Families Act 2014 requires all councils to publish their local offer from September 2014.

Please click the link below to take you to the local offer.

Handling Complaints

Our school values its relationship with pupils and parents and encourages those with concerns regarding their child’s education or the service we provide, to contact the SENCO in the first instance in order to resolve the issue or concern. However, if you feel that the issue has not been resolved please follow the complaints procedure which can be found in the ‘Policies’ tab on the school website.


SEND Activities

This is a very confusing time and many adults are unsure of what is going on so children are very confused. Think Ninja has been made free for children aged 10 -18 to support them to begin to understand the current situation. You will need to download and then register for Think Ninja at

A useful resource to support any at home Maths learning is Mathigon where resources such as: base 10, counters and many others are available to support children to work out Maths questions. Just follow this link:

If you would like a fun game, Sum Turn Overs is a good choice for practising number bonds. Follow this You Tube link to find out how to play