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West Coker CofE VC Primary School

'All Life's Strands Entwined'


Type of school  Maintained and Voluntary-Controlled


Specialist provision on site: None


SENDCo: Mrs Melanie Leeson -

Policies available on school website to support this offer



  • SEN
  • Safeguarding
  • Behaviour
  • Equality and Diversity




West Coker VC Primary School is situated at the top of a slope behind the main road, with limited vehicular access to the school.  The school has wheelchair access to the downstairs classrooms in the main school building.  The upstairs classroom and the Foundation Stage classroom and outside learning area are not accessible by wheelchair. Handrails at child height have been installed for safety near steps and stairs throughout the school.


Local offer statement


All Somerset maintained schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and are supported by the Local Authority to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school.  All schools are supported to be as inclusive as possible, with the needs of pupils with a Special Educational Need/s being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible, where families want this to happen.

Here is the link to the Somerset Local Offer:





Our Special Educational Needs policy can be found on our policy page.


Our SENDCo, Mrs Melanie Leeson, can be contacted via the school, or directly by e-mail at the following address:



Further parental information and support can be found at the Somerset Parent/Carer forum:


For further independent advice and support, please click on the SENDIAS link below.



Somerset SEND Newsletters link here: