Supporting children with Special Educational Needs and their families is an important area of focus for us at The Cathedral Catholic Primary School. We aim for all pupils, regardless of need, to reach their full potential and be safe and happy whilst doing it.

Please find some websites, documents and information on this page that might be useful in the home. This list is not exhaustive but contains some links that we use for training and advice in school.


As always, if you are struggling and need some support please contact the SENCO, Mrs Benson (


Lancashire and Cumbria autism support hub

Special Needs Jungle (Parental advice and support)

IPSEA (free independent legally based information and support for parents and carers)

SEND Station (training and guidance for school staff and parents/carers)

The Contented Child Wellbeing Service (advice and online training for parents and schools)

Waite Psychology (Educational Psychologist and Specialist Teacher Service)

Lancashire and South Cumbria Children’s Occupational Therapy Service 

Sunshine Support (online training and support, EHCP support services)


SEND Parent Information

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