Caldershaw Primary

Caldershaw Primary

Nurturing Success Together

Edenfield Road, Rochdale, OL12 7QL

01706 658623


Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

SENCO: Mrs Lindsey Barringer

Contact via phone: 01706 658 623 or email:

Caldershaw Primary School is an inclusive school and we aim to develop the knowledge, skills, understanding and aspirations of every member of our school community, addressing their needs and supporting their development in the most appropriate ways possible. We are committed to providing all of our children every opportunity to achieve the highest of standards, whilst recognising that some children face barriers to their learning that may have an impact on their achievement, emotional and social welfare or attendance.  We offer a broad and balanced curriculum and have high expectations for all children. 

We support all children and in particular those with SEND in the first instance with our Ordinarily Available Provision (OAP) – the provision that all children with SEN and/or disabilities should expect in Rochdale’s mainstream schools. This is provision which contributes to an inclusive education policy and includes a range of teaching and learning strategies, adaptation of the physical and sensory environment and resources and pastoral support. Click here for our Ordinarily Available Provision.

Home Start

Home start has a range of support available including Siblings groups for children aged 6-15 years. Support for parents in the home and regular coffee mornings. Please ring the number above for further information

National Autistic Society

Nationwide: National Autistic Society has a   variety of Information and advice regarding a range of difficulties people with autism may face.

Healthy Young Minds

01706 676 000

Pennine Care's Healthy Young Minds services (previously known as CAMHS) are committed to providing a comprehensive and targeted intervention service which positively aims to promote the emotional and psychological wellbeing of our children and young people.  

Parental courses and advice can be accessed by calling the above number.

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