Chapel Allerton Primary School

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Chapel Allerton Primary has been awarded MindMate Friendly Status and PSHE Friendly Status! To see our glowing report click Key Information, Curriculum and either MindMate or PSHE.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

The Special Needs Co-ordinator at Chapel Allerton Primary is Mrs Turnbull and she is supported by Miss Opie.  She can be contacted via telephone (0113 262 4851) or via the School Office e-mail address -

How we support pupils with SEND in lessons at Chapel Allerton Primary School

SEND Support


Here we hope you will find some useful information about how to access support and advice if you are caring for a child with special educational needs.

For further information, please feel free to contact our SENDCo, Mrs Turnbull or Assistant SENDCo, Miss Opie.   


Directory of Services to support your child

Please click on the link below to find out further information about organisations providing support to parents/carers

A-Z Parent Resources



Leeds SENDIASS is a free and confidential service, providing advice and support for children and their families





SNAPS (Special Needs & Parent/Carer Support)

SNAPS (Special Needs and Parent Support) is based in Leeds and provides support services for children with additional needs of all kinds, and their families.

Their aim is to support the entire family by enabling the child, along with siblings, parents/carers to participate in a shared experience of physical activity, fun and conversation in relaxed surroundings. 

Their age range is from 0 to 16 and children do not need a formal diagnosis.  Families can self-refer to the charity or be referred by another organisation.

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SNAPS Yorkshire – Special Needs and Parent Support


Autism Support

Scope - Parent/Carer Advice Line

SCOPE have an advice line that is open every day of the week for parents/carers to contact for some support.

Tel: 0808 800 3333  Email:


Home | Disability charity Scope UK

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Autism Support Services

The guide below will give you information about what support can be accessed, locally in Leeds, regionally and nationally, when a child or young person receives an autism diagnosis 

Autism Support SENDIASS


Complex Communication and Autism (ICAN)


NHS Contact info

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 Please also take a look at the fantastic Video Tool Kit at the bottom of the website page!


Speech and Language Support

Leeds community Healthcare Speech and Language Therapy Toolkit contains advice, activities, and general resources to help with the development of children and young people's speech, language and communication skills.

please click the button below to be directed to the website for help, support and information.

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust - Speech and Language Therapy Toolkit



Early communication advice, support and guidance

Early communication skills, such as: looking, joint attention, taking turns and listening are regarded as the foundation to speech, language and communication development.

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust - Early Communication

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