ALN Category Definitions

Where there are concerns about a students’ progress the school will consider implementing the graduated approach to ALN. The categories referred to in the Ceredigion ALN Strategy are:

SASchool Action
SAPSchool Action Plus
SAPRASchool Action Plus Resource Agreement
SStatement

The purpose of ALN support is to help student to achieve the outcomes set for them by school in conjunction with parents, students and school staff. As well as accessing the units previously listed, ALN support can take many forms, including:

  • Access to a teaching assistant
  • Making or changing materials or equipment
  • The student working in a smaller group
  • Providing a high level of differentiation
  • A special learning programme for your child
  • Intervention in or out of the classroom