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Special Educational Needs Information

Our Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) is:

Mrs Louise Chadwick 

0151 486 2835


The SENCo ensures that all staff follow the SEND Code of Practice to support the needs of our pupils. This may be provided through carefully differentiated work, additional support by an adult in a small group, one to one teaching time with a Teaching Assistant or using specialist services from outside the school. 


Work with Outside Agencies


At St Christopher's  we liaise closely with a wide range of outside agencies such as:

Educational Psychologist

Speech and language Therapy

Outreach Support (Abbots Lea and Aigburth High)

SENISS (Special Educational Needs Inclusion Support Service)

Health and Social Services

School’s Family Support Service

Occupational Therapy

Educational Welfare Officer

SEN Consortia

YPAS (The Young Persons Advisory Service)


Local G.Ps

Early Help Assessment Team

Quiet Place

ADDvanced solutions

This is a group run to support parents/carers of children with ASD either during or post diagnosis. 

*COVID-19 Update*

While they are unable to deliver our face to face delivery, they are currently offering virtual Community Network Groups and webinar Learning Workshops for parents and carers of children and young people living with neurodevelopmental conditions pre, during and post-diagnosis.  Please visit our calendar for booking information.


We continue to offer 1-1 consultations via:

- phone 0151 486 1788  Our phone lines are open Monday - Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.

- email

- and through our open facebook page - ADDvanced Solutions Community Network and ADDvanced Solutions Community Network CIC our closed facebook group for parents and carers.

The ASD Training Team




The Liverpool ASD Training Team are providing a series of Virtual Group Drop in advisory sessions via zoom.


They are for parents/carers who have any questions or concerns about their child, in regard to social communication difficulties or waiting an ASD assessment. It is also an opportunity to speak with an ASD trainer and other parents.


The sessions will be one half hours long, you can choose to join anytime with in the time slot or stay for the duration.

You do not require a diagnosis to book your place.



Wednesday 26th April - Time: 9.30am – 11am


If you would like to book onto one of the sessions, please email:

School Nurse       


Our school nurse is Claire.

Claire no longer holds monthly drop in sessions in school, referrals are done through school and the nurse will arrange to see parents then.  All referrals require parental consent and contact number.  If you have any concerns about your child and would like a referral made to the school nurse, please make an appointment with the school SENCo via the office or class teacher.  


Parents/carers can still contact the school nurse direct via this number:

0151 295 9700


Pupil Profiles


If  children's needs require them to have a pupil profile (pen portrait of the  child), the class teacher will consult with parents, pupil profiles are reviewed termly.