Glossary of terms

 

ADD

 

Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD

 

Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder
ASD

 

Autistic Spectrum Disorder
BESD

 

Behavioural Emotional & Social Difficulties
CAF

 

Common Assessment Framework
CAMHS

 

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service
COP

 

Code of Practice
CP

 

Child Protection
DCD

 

Developmental Co-ordination Disorder
EAL

 

English as an Additional Language
EP

 

Educational Psychologist
FR Formal Response (replacing School Action Plus – SA+)

 

FSM

 

Free School Meals
HI

 

Hearing Impairment
IEP

 

Individual Education Plan
IR Informal Response (replacing School Action – SA)

 

KS

 

Key Stage
LAC

 

Looked After Child
LEA

 

Local Education Authority
LSS

 

Learning Support Service
MLD

 

Moderate Learning Difficulty
NC

 

National Curriculum
OT

 

Occupational Therapist
PP

 

Pupil Premium
SaLT

 

Speech & Language Therapy
SEN

 

Special Educational Needs
SEND

 

Special Educational Needs & Disability
SENCO

 

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
SpLD

 

Specific Learning Difficulty
VI

 

Visual Impairment