Learning Support

Welcome to the Learning Support department.  Our purpose is to make sure that everyone fulfills their potential at Bishop Ullathorne and beyond.  Our teaching assistants provide in-class support, small group interventions and mentoring.  We are based in a separate building, known as 'The Hut' where students can come during social times and where we run homework club after school.  Our school dog, Rosie, is based in the Hut and is always willing to make friends, with those who want to. We look forward to welcoming you and finding out how we can help you reach your potential.

Meet the Learning Support Team


Mrs Salter


Mrs Richardson

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Miss Rattigan


Mr McPhail


Miss Greenwood

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Mrs White

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Mrs Parker

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SEND InformationReport

Coventry's Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Local Offer

In Key Stage 4 and the 6th form, we are still here to support our SEND students, although we hope that they will begin to develop their independence ready for their transition to post-16 or post-18 provision. Below is a list of some of the support that we put in.

Key stage 4: years 10 and 11

More student input and discussion of their Student Support Plans


Booster classes for specific subjects


Extra revision classes and homework study groups after school


Small group and one-to-one withdrawal from classes


In-class Teaching Assistant support


Exam access arrangements are assessed and formally put into place for GCSE examinations.


Dyslexia mentoring and drop in sessions


Extra careers meetings with our Career’s Advisor and support for applications to post-16 provisions, as well as extra visits to college if needed

6th form: years 12 and 13

We encourage our SEND students to become part of the 6th form pastoral system and work closely with them to make sure staff understand any extra needs or barriers to learning, however, we don’t abandon them!

Student support plans, written in partnership with students to send out to teachers


Continuance of exam access arrangements


Extra support from the career’s advisor and support for University applications


Booster sessions


Opportunities for flexible arrangements for private study

We are delighted to say that many of our SEN pupils have made very successful transitions from school and we are extremely proud of them!