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 Phone : (01495) 200223

 Address : Ynysddu Primary School, High Street, Ynysddu, NP11 7JH



                                                         Mrs Andrea Griffiths - ALNCO


At Ynysddu Primary School all staff strive to provide a broad and balanced curriculum for all pupils. The National Curriculum is our starting point for planning that meets the specific needs of individuals and groups of pupils. When planning, teachers set suitable learning challenges and respond to pupil’s diverse learning needs. Some pupils have barriers to learning that mean they have special needs that are additional to and different from their peers and require particular action by the school.


-The ALN Reform Bill  


There are changes being made to the way that Special Educational Needs (now referred to as ‘Additional Learning Needs’) will be carried out in schools from 2023. In readiness for this, some schools are already making changes, e.g. in the way that meetings with parents and pupils are held. We at Ynysddu Primary School are implementing the new recommendations in line with county guidance. You will be informed of the changes and how they affect your child by your child’s class teacher and/or your schools, Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator (ALNCo): Mrs. Andrea Griffiths.


The Welsh Assembly Government have decided to delay the implementation of the new ALN Reform Bill as follows:



To read more about these changes for yourself, please visit the websites below or download the document attached to this section, where the main aims of the Reform Bill are simply outlined. Once the Reform Bill draft is finalised, a revised link will be posted for you.


If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Mrs. Griffiths.








Please find below a link that will explain the changes that are happening in Wales with the implementation of the new Additional Learning Needs Reform Bill during the next academic year.  Mrs. Griffiths is happy to answer any queries you may have in relation to these changes and what they may mean for your child.  



Additional Learning Needs – An animation explaining the new system for parents and young people - YouTube 



Related imageThe ALN Reform Bill for the website.docx

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