The Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator (ALNCo)

The school’s designated Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator, working closely with fellow schoolstaff, has an important role in the day-to-day operation of the school’s policy on meeting additional learning needs and in overseeing the provision to meet additional learning needs.

A school’s Additional Learning Needs Co-ordinator should be responsible for:

  • The day-to-day oversight of the school’s Additional Learning Needs policy and liaising with and advising fellow school staff.
  • Co-ordinating the Additional Learning Needs provision.
  • Maintaining the school’s Additional Learning Needs register and overseeing the records of pupils receiving Additional Learning Needs provision.
  • Overseeing the liaison with parents of pupils with Additional Learning Needs.
  • Contributing to the professional development of fellow school staff on appropriate areas of Additional Learning Needs provision.
  • Liaising with appropriate external support services.

Local Support in West Wales

Parent Partnership Services provide support and advice to parents whose children have Additional Learning Needs. Information and advice is provided by a dedicated team who provide accurate and neutral information.