Holy Trinity CofE

Special Educational Needs

You can view our updated SEN Policy and SEN Information Report using these links.

Support for parents and carers

Please find links below to support you and your child.

If you have any queries about your child's learning or behaviour, please speak to their class teacher in the first instance.

Our school Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) is Mrs Clarke, who can be contacted on:


Mrs Clarke teaches Falcons class Monday to Wednesday and has allocated SENCO time on Thursdays.  Please email her directly on the email address above if you require support or need to arrange a meeting.



A Peaceful School Run: Parent Workshop

with Una Archer GMBPsS

at Holy Trinity C of E Primary School

Date: Tuesday 24th September 2024

Time: 9am - 10am

How to book: Complete your ParentMail form or email office@htlb.school to tell us you'll be attending



Horsham Museum - May half term activities and events


Roffey Recreation Ground - To celebrate the opening, they are hosting a FREE sports and activity afternoon on Friday 31st May, from 12pm to 3pm.  Click the link for more details.


Children's Fun Sessions in Horsham Park - Children's fun sessions are free 45-minute children's entertainment shows on Horsham Park Podium next to Kaya Cafe.  Click the link for more details.



Now and Beyond (youth mental health charity) recently offered an online webinar about how to deal with digital dependency as a family. The webinar was recorded and can be viewed above. 


Starting school

Going to the opticians before school starts

Hearing tests

Steps to starting school - NHS guidance

Starting primary school - BBC


Cognition and Learning

Developing number sense - balancing numbers

Memory games

Maths memory games

Online learning games

Find a library

Audio books - via 'Libby' (an app linked with your library card number and use for free)

Support Literacy skills - International Dyslexia Learning (IDL) KS1 and KS2

Touch typing

Thinking about thinking (metacognition)

Developing Organisational Skills - please note this was published by NHS in Dorset, so do not follow the contact links at the end of the document.


Communication and Interaction

EYFS Play activities to support communication and interaction

Printable communication picture cards

Social skills

Speech and Language - ages and stages of development


Social, Emotional and Mental Health



What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious

Autism and Challenging Behaviour

Helping your child with anger issues

Building self esteem and resilience

Building Our Feelings Vocabulary worksheet - from PositivePsychology.com

Common problems and life issues


Eating Disorders

Managing self harm and suicidal thoughts

MindEd - Anger and Aggression

Moving on up transition booklet - Y6 to Y7

Raising Teens

A resilience and mental health guide for parents and carers


The teenage brain: How can neuroscience help us understand teenagers?

Toolkits for mental health and wellbeing

Wellbeing Action Plan - suitable for KS2 (by Charlie Waller)

West Sussex Single Point of Access (SPoA) - Emotional wellbeing and mental health support

Y5 and Y6 - Talking Mental Health video

Young Minds - Parents helpline


Online Safety tips (from internetmatters.org)

Age 0-5

internet matters age guide 0 5s jan23.pdf


Age 6-10

internet matters age guide 6 10s jan23.pdf


Age 11-13

internet matters age guide 11 13 jan23.pdf


Age 14+

internet matters age guide 14plus jan23.pdf


Parenting Tips - screen time, creating routines, apps and more


Physical and Sensory

Balanced diet

Healthier Families - eating and exercise

Managing the Christmas sensory overload

Sensory activities for calming

Toilets and school readiness

Toileting - a guide for parents and carers (National Autistic Society)

Treating constipation in children with additional needs

Top Tips for Managing After School Meltdowns

West Sussex Disability Register (0-25)


Adult Support Services

Adult Learning Service

Aspens (charity) - Family support clinics

Carers UK

Children and Young People's Domestic Abuse Support Service

Citizens Advice

Health for under 5s

Health for kids

Horsham District Foodbank

Horsham Family Hub (The Needles)

Reaching Families

Reaching Families - Umbrellas Parent Support Group

West Sussex Parent Carer Forum

West Sussex Local Offer - Local Offer West Sussex helps parent carers and their children aged 0 to 25 years who have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) find information and services.