At Moorfield Primary School, we have a Resource Base Provision. The unit provides support for children with an Education and Health Care Plan who require a combination of specialist provision and mainstream experiences.  

Where appropriate, children in our Resource Base access provision in the mainstream school and continue to interact with their peers at lunch time, to support their academic progress and their social and emotional learning journey.  

If you wish to discuss this further please do not hesitate to contact our Inclusion Lead Gareth Swire:


Which pupils can access Resourced SEND provision at Moorfield Primary School?

Resourced SEND provision at Moorfield Primary School is for primary aged children with an Education, Health and Care Plan which describes complex needs, which might include moderate learning difficulties, autism, speech and language needs, global developmental delay, ADHD and attachment disorder.

Places are allocated by the Local Authority and the school is identified in the Education Health Care Plan.

Moorfield Primary School has an additionally resourced provision within the mainstream school which provides education for children with an Education, Health and Care Plan. Moorfield Resourced provision is made up of two SEND classes called the Kaleidoscope classes. There are two Kaleidoscope classes: – A KS1 class for Year 1 and Year 2 children and a KS2 Class of Year 3 to Year 6 children.

The KS1 class has 8 places and the KS2 class has 12 places.

The children are taught by a SEND team of teachers and teaching assistants.

The children within the Kaleidoscope SEND resourced setting receive the majority of their learning within the classroom setting, but can access inclusion opportunities into mainstream dependant on each individual child’s needs.

All children access assemblies, playtimes and lunchtimes within the mainstream setting.

What are the benefits for my child attending Moorfield Primary Resourced Provision?

The SEND Resourced provision is in the centre of Moorfield Primary School. Your child can access smaller class sizes with more adult support who tailor the curriculum to meet individual needs.

Lessons are delivered on a one to one, group and whole class basis.

Inclusion into a mainstream school for break times, lunchtimes and assemblies.

The curriculum looks at the development of the whole child using multi-sensory approaches. 

It has access to outside agencies with weekly visits from speech and language therapists.

These vulnerable children thrive on continuity and consistency within the classroom. This encourages the making of relationships and establishment of routines.

We engage in frequent communication with parents to involve you in the whole education of your child.

Teachers and TAs are trained to deliver a wide range of intervention programmes.

The Resource Base Unit has a dedicated secure outdoor space, which is referred to as the 'Heart Garden'.

The Inclusion Lead oversees this provision, as well as mainstream provision. He is fully qualified and has experience in this role.

Moorfield Primary School is an inclusive school; we welcome and celebrate diversity. All staff believe that positive social and emotional skills are crucial to a child’s wellbeing. 

There is access to a lot of outdoor spaces around Moorfield Primary School such as: the heart garden, playground, allotments, pond area and the outside musical garden. 

Children are included in mainstream educational visits with their peer group and their SEND class. 

Children can access extra curricular activities. 

As a school we work closely with all external agencies that we feel are relevant to individual children’s needs within our school including: – Stockport Inclusion Service, School Nurse, Educational Psychologist, Paediatricians, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Social Care including: Social Workers and Family Support Workers. 

How do I know how well my child is doing?

You will be informed of your child’s progress and targets set at review meetings, parent’s evenings and through the annual school report.

We promote communication between school staff and parents on Dojo and verbally with daily updates. 

You can book an appointment to look around school by phoning or emailing and asking for either the Inclusion Lead or the Head teacher.

You can also contact Stockport SEND Team:

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