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William Lovell Church of England Academy

At William Lovell Church of England Academy, we strive to create an inclusive atmosphere with a family-feel, where strength of character going hand in hand with academic achievement.

Our intent:

  • To stretch and challenge students, so that they meet their full academic potential
  • To enable students to make rapid progress, so that even where students have low starting points, students can still achieve in line with minimum national expectations
  • To ensure that students are prepared for the next step of their education and able to access their preferred post-16 destination
  • To raise aspirations of learners, so that learners have a whole world view and recognise the limitless possibilities of their own futures
  • To prepare students for an ever-changing job market, ensuring that they have the skills and personal attributes required for jobs that may not yet exist
  • To instil a joy of learning and pride in achievement, developing students’ sense of self-worth and personal wellbeing
  • To support students’ social development, so that they grow as individuals, as members of families, and as members of social, economic, and cultural communities
  • To ensure that students understand their rights and responsibilities as global citizens, learning to appreciate what it means to be a positive member of a diverse multicultural society, accepting their social responsibilities
  • To ensure that students become well-rounded young people, who will leave the school as safe, happy and successful young adults
  • To build and promote our Christian values of: Generosity, Respect, Justice, Forgiveness and Truth

Who to contact

Contact Name
Mr Stuart Hutton
Contact Position
Head of School
01205 480352
William Lovell Church of England Academy

Where to go

William Lovell Church of England Academy
William Lovell Church of England Academy
Main Road
East Lindsey
PE22 8AA

Time / Date Details

Opening Times
Opening Times
DayOpening TimeClosing Time
Monday 7.45am 4pm
Tuesday 7.45am 4pm
Wednesday 7.45am 4pm
Thursday 7.45am 4pm
Friday 7.45am 4pm

Other Details


Referral required
Not Required
Specific age range
11 - 16 Years
School Roll No.
Type of School
Academy converter

Inclusion Information

Premise Accessibility

Has Provision

Wheelchair Access

Has Provision
No access to the first floor via wheelchair.

Special Needs

Has Provision
We are a fully inclusive school.

Dietary Needs

Has Provision
Breakfast club Snacks at break Hot and cold food for lunch
Local Offer

Local Offer


Our full SEND Information Statement can be found by following the link below:


Provision for all children and young people:

The school will provide:

  • A trained SENDCO with QTS who has a direct link to the Senior Leadership Team;
  • A SEND Policy, regularly reviewed, with provision and practice in place;
  • An Accessibility Plan in line with the Equality Act
  • Information on Inclusion and SEND provided to all parents/carers;
  • A SEND Governor;
  • An inclusive ethos and curriculum;
  • A range of teaching strategies and learning opportunities;
  • A range of ICT equipment;
  • Target setting and tracking.


For children with SEND:

The school will provide:

  • Assessment of: learning environment; grouping of children/young people; teaching styles; curriculum materials; individual children’s/young people’s physical, sensory, and cognitive barriers; children’s/young people’s social and emotional needs and other relevant circumstances;
  • Additional and different provision such as individualised or small group planning, as appropriate to needs;
  • Increased use of ICT resources where appropriate;
  • Staff collaboration with specialists within the Academy and with outside agencies as appropriate;
  • More detailed planning incorporating specialist information;
  • Individualised programmes focused on specific curricular areas, as appropriate;
  • Increased classroom and small group support;
  • Environmental adaptations;
  • Provision of quality first teaching


For children entitled to statutory provision as specified in an Educational and Health Care Plan (EHCP)

The school will provide:

  • Enhanced planning and tracking;
  • Individualised programmes in specific areas within the curriculum;
  • Provision specified in Part 3 of the EHC Plan;
  • Several opportunities to review the EHC Plan throughout the school year (with parents/carers of students with EHCPs invited to ALL parents’ evenings, regardless of year group)
  • Annual review of the EHC Plan and submitting recommendations to the


Potential types of support

  • Use of needs-based plans where appropriate, involving students, parents and staff in the formulation, review and implementation;
  • Differentiated curriculum and resources;
  • Visual timetables;
  • Support at unstructured times of the day, such as social club;
  • Social skills programme/support including strategies to enhance self-esteem;
  • Working Together Team support;
  • Small group targeted intervention programmes;
  • Use of ICT to reduce barriers to learning where possible;
  • Strategies/programmes to support speech and language;
  • Strategies to reduce anxiety/promote emotional wellbeing;
  • Support and advice sought from outside agencies to ensure any barriers to success are fully identified and responded to;
  • Additional support through the Academy’s pastoral system;
  • Planning, assessment and review;
  • Access to teaching and learning for students with SEND, monitored through the Academy’s self-evaluation process;
  • Teaching resources routinely evaluated to ensure they are accessible to all students;
  • All Academy-related activities evaluated in terms of their positive impact upon the learning success and inclusion of students with SEND;
  • Teaching Assistants made available as appropriate to support student progress, independence and value for money;
  • SENDCO who can provide advice and guidance to staff;
  • Links to external ASD provisions;
  • Ongoing training in relation to meeting students’ needs within the classroom;
  • Support offered to families who they are signposted to services/organisations which may offer support/advice where appropriate, via the Local Offer; CPD.
  • Where appropriate, use of child friendly IEPs or School Support Plans, involving students, parents and staff in the formulation, review and implementation of these documents;
  • Differentiated curriculum and resources;
  • Strategies to promote/develop literacy and numeracy;
  • Social skills programme/support including strategies to enhance self-esteem;
  • Provision to support access to the curriculum and to develop independent learning;
  • Small group and one to one targeted intervention programmes delivered to students to improve literacy and maths skills, as appropriate
Contact Name
Katherine Cocker-Goring
Contact Telephone
01205 480352
Contact Email

The school has a strong SEND background with an experienced SEND team. Historically, the school supports students with SEND well, although it has limitations due to its small size.

Benefits of choosing a small school for your child with SEND:

  • Strong understanding of the needs of individual children
  • Children are known and have strong relationships with staff
  • Strong pastoral care

Limitations of choosing a small school for your child with SEND:

  • Two or three sets per year group limits opportunity for small group teaching
  • Wide variety of abilities in classes due to large size of groups and only have two or three sets per year group
  • Lack of flexibility to change student sets or teachers


Specialist Facilities

We have the following specialist facilities:

  • Dedicated Inclusion Team
  • Student Welfare Mentor (one member of staff only)
  • Teaching Assistant support (reduced offer due to size of school)
  • Social Club (available most days) - subject to availability of spaces
  • Wheelchair access - ground floor only
  • Disabled toilets
Training details

Staff receive the following yearly training relating to SEND:

  • SEND adjustments in the classroom
  • Literacy and numeracy barriers
  • Quality first teaching
  • Differentiation
  • Safeguarding
SEND Information Report
Local Offer Age Bands
Secondary (11-16 years)
SEN Provision Type

This service is listed for your information. Its inclusion on the Family Services Directory does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by Lincolnshire County Council. For more information, go to Terms & Conditions

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