SEND and our Special Resource Provision “Green Class”


Key Documents:

SEND policy 2018

Send info report SCCN 2018

Afc local offer website link


At Surbiton Children’s Centre Nursery we are passionate about special educational needs. All our staff are well trained in many techniques to enable all children to thrive and make progress. We use Makaton, Pecs, and Visual timetables as some of the ways to aid with communication and learning. We have experienced staff who have supported and worked with children with a range of needs and belive in an inclusive approach.

Our Special resource Provision is called Green Class and caters for children with social communication difficulties including Autism. It caters for  up to 8 pre-school aged children  from across the Royal Borough of Kingston. Green Class provides places for 8 children. 4 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon. The unit provides a communication-centred environment that supports the children in all areas of their learning. Green Class provides places for 8 children. 4 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon. There are an additional 4 Outreach places  and the children will be able to spend time in both mainstream and within the Green Class to have opportunities for specialist interventions. Children in outreach placements are supported by a trained nursery nurse with a ratio of one adult to two children under the direction of a specialist teacher. All places are allocated by the local authority through a panel.

The Green Class team consists of a teacher in charge, a specialist speech and language therapist, an occupational therapist and early years educators. By combining equally the disciplines of teaching and speech and language therapy the team is able to plan and deliver a highly specialised curriculum.

Each child follows an Individual Education Plan based on his/her developmental needs across all areas of the Foundation Stage curriculum.

The school SENCO is Esther White contact through

Please read what our previous parents have said about Green class

Testimonial Green class 2017