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Four Seasons ARP

Four Seasons ARP

Four Seasons ARP is a 12 placed local authority maintained provision for children aged 4-11 with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC).  The children who attend have an array of needs and are on different levels of the spectrum.

 

We aim to provide every child with the opportunity to progress both academically, emotionally and socially and we do this by putting plans in place that are tailored to each child's individual needs. 

Our staff work with external professionals for example Speech and Language Therapists, Education Psychologists and the Education Health Care (EHC) Team, who all contribute to each child's development plan. 

 

How are places allocated?

As it is a local authority maintained provision, children need to have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) to attend the setting. Places are allocated by the Education Health Care Team and not by the school. All children have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) who access Four Seasons

 

We receive consultation paperwork and the referral from the EHC Team, and we consider if we are able to meet the child's needs in the setting. We also visit the child in their current setting and speak to other professionals who have worked with the child. 

If we feel we are able to meet the child's need, we will then invite you to look around the ARP. This would be followed by the admissions process by the school and the EHC Team. 

We are an ARP setting and so there are occasions when we cannot offer a placement this could be because:

  • We cannot meet the child's needs in our provision.
  • The 12 places have already been allocated and we are full. 

In these instances, the referral would be declined. 

 

For further information about placements at Four Seasons ARP please contact the EHC Team on 020 8227 2400 or EHC@lbbd.gov.uk

 

Inclusive Provision at Becontree

Four Seasons is located alongside the mainstream classrooms within the school. We strive to ensure that the children who learn in these classrooms are part of the school community, and we make sure they feel included and play an active part in school life. 

 

We aim for every child to spend some time in their year group classroom with their peers although this is based on the child's ability and needs within the context of the mainstream classroom and also agreed by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. 

 

Outside Agencies

We work with a range of professionals and outside agencies to ensure the children in Four Seasons are well supported and have their individual needs met in order for them to thrive and make progress.

 

We receive support from local authority inclusion advisors as well as working in partnership with the Educational Psychologist Service and Speech and Language therapist who contribute towards the children's targets and assessment of needs as well as providing advice and training for staff.

 

ARP Parent Tours

We do accommodate parent/carer tours of Four Seasons ARP. However, these are scheduled to take place when there are no children present. The tours will last approximately 20 minutes and we will be able to accommodate two adults per visit. We only have spaces for four different families per tour. 

 

If you would like to book on one of the tours, please contact the main office by email (office@becontreeprimaryschool.com) stating the following information:

  • Parent/carer name
  • Contact details
  • Tour date you would like to book

We will then confirm your booking by contacting you. 

 

Tour Dates

Thursday 6th October 2022 at 3:30 p.m. 

Thursday 8th December 2022 at 3:30 p.m. 

Thursday 23rd March 2023 at 3:45 p.m.

Thursday 11th May 2023 at 3:45 p.m. 

Thursday 6th July 2023 at 4:00 p.m. 

 

We do have to inform you that currently we do not have any vacancies in the Four Seasons ARP. However, you are still welcome to come and visit. 

 

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