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Maple Cross JMI & Nursery



Special Education Needs and Disbilities at Maple Cross JMI & Nursery School

At Maple Cross JMI and Nursery School we ensure all of our learners are valued members of our school community. Our classrooms are highly inclusive and ensure that high quality teaching and provision is in place for all our children. We embrace children’s differences and celebrate them. We work in collaboration with families and specialist services to provide individualised support for our pupils. Being an inclusive school is a priority at Maple Cross and we are constantly working hard to ensure each of our young people reach their true potential and enjoy their time with us.  


Contact Information  

If you would like to speak to a member of staff regarding any special educational needs or disabilities, you can speak with your child’s class teacher or our Acting Co-Head/INCO, Mrs Majithia, who works Tuesday – Friday and can be reached on 01923 770909 or via email at admin@maplecross.herts.sch.uk / inco@maplecross.herts.sch.uk


SEND Information Report

SEND Information Report


Maple Cross JMI and Nursery School is part of the DSPL9 area of Hertfordshire. DSPL stands for Delivering Special Provision Locally (DSPL) and this is a Hertfordshire-wide partnership approach where parents, staff in early years setting and schools, local authority officers and representatives from other agencies work together reviewing and developing the range of provision and support services available to our local community that aims to:

  • Meets the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), aged 0-25, as close to home as possible.
  • Improves outcomes for wellbeing and attainment
  • Widens choice for children and parents/carers
  • Removes barriers to learning
  • Uses resources more effectively

There are nine DSPL Area Groups across the county and we are a part of group 9 and the DSPL9 website provides a wealth of information and support for parents and children.


Hertfordshire Local Offer Website

You can also visit the Hertfordshire Local Offer website. This has all up to date information regarding contact lines, dates and times for all services (EP, SLCA, SEND team). 


Further support available in Hertfordshire for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Waves of Support