SEND at Surbiton Children’s Centre Nursery

Key Documents:

SEND Policy 2019-2020 Web

Send info report SCCN 2019

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.

Green Class is our Special Resource Provision for nursery age pupils who have Social Communication Needs, including Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Severe Learning Difficulties.  Green Class provides places for up to 10 pre-school age children. 5 in the morning and 5 in the afternoon. The unit provides a communication-centred environment that supports the children in all areas of their learning. There are an additional 4 Supported Places and these children are 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 3 adults to 5 children under the direction of a Specialist Teacher. All places are allocated by the Local Authority through a panel.

The school SENCO is Claire Brooker contact through

Please read what our previous parents have said about Green class

Testimonial Green class 2017