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The Additional Learning Needs Coordinator at Bishopston Primary School is Mrs Barrow.


Role of ALNCo 

Additional Learning Needs Coordinator (ALNCo)

All schools,have an identified member of staff to act as Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator (or ALNCo for short). 

The ALNCo at a school is responsible for carrying out or making sure that the following tasks are carried out:

  • identifying a pupil’s additional learning needs (ALN) and co-ordinating the making of the Additional Learning Provision (ALP)
  • securing relevant services to support the pupil’s Additional Learning Provision
  • keeping records of decisions about ALN and Individual Development Plans (IDPs)
  • liaising with and providing information to the pupil and parents/carers of the pupil
  • promoting inclusion in the school and access to the school's curriculum, facilities and extra-curricular activities
  • advising, supervising and training school staff about differentiated teaching methods appropriate for individual pupils with ALN, and contributing to in-service training
  •  monitoring the effectiveness of any Additional Learning Provision made
  • preparing and reviewing the information required to be published by the governing body of the school


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