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Welcome to

St Lawrence

Catholic Primary School

"Our school is a place where we all come together as one community to learn, have fun and make lasting friendships all under God's love and care."

Communication and Interaction

My child has difficulties with Communication and Interaction


This may include:

  • Understanding language.
  • Using language.
  • Understanding how to communicate socially with other people.
  • Conditions include: Specific Language Disorder, ASD/ASC (Autism), Asperger Syndrome, speech sound disorders/delay.
  • Stammering


What can St Lawrence Offer?


All students at St Lawrence can access:

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEND practice).

  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.

  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.

  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students.


Support for targeted groups may include:

  • Assessment and identification of language need and feedback to parents and staff.

  • Small group sessions with SENCO/Teaching Assistant/Speech and Language Therapist.

  • In-class Teaching Assistant support in some lessons.

  • Small group sessions with our EAL teacher.


Targeted individual support may include:

  • 1:1 session with a speech and language therapist / SENCO / HLTA.

  • Individual teaching assistant support in some mainstream lessons.