Dear Parents and Carers,

Please see below any important dates, exciting news or links events that we think you’ll be interested in.

Kind regards,

Tonia Pancucci – Inclusion Lead

Lewisham SEND Parent / Carer Guide

COVID-19: Sources of support for parents/carers of pupils with Special educational needs and disabilities

Kaleidoscope Drop-in Information and Advice Sessions

Lewisham Parent and Carer Forum Newsletter

EP Connect – Support for Parents/Carers and schools from Lewisham’s Educational Psychologist team.

The Early Years SEND Factor

Lewisham SENDIASS: Support for parents/carers of children/young people with SEND

are currently offering:

  1. A confidential, impartial service with a team of dedicated practitioners
  2. Virtual meetings with a SENDIASS practitioner
  3. Telephone and email support on matters relating to SEN Law
  4. We are providing parents/carers and young people with information and advice specific to their case

SENDIASS would like to encourage parents/carers and young people to visit the Facebook page which has up to date information from central government, the Local Authority and the Centre for Disease Control on guidance and advice for our parents/carers; young people and schools.

Alternatively please visit their website at  which also has up to date information on what is currently happening for our families with SEND.  (guidance and advice)

Please see links below for the SENDIASS Leaflet and an initial questionnaire for parents/carers and YP  to complete and email to, this will give the SENDIASS practitioners some basic information on your child’s individual case and a practitioner will contact you to offer support and advice with their concerns.



Drumbeat Outreach Parent Workshops    

– It’s Different for Girls – Tuesday 14th March 2023 – 10am-11.30am.

– It’s Different for Girls – Tuesday 14th March 2023 6pm-7.30pm

– Supporting CYP with School Based Anxiety leading to Difficulties with Attendance – Tuesday 25th April 2023 – 10am-11.30am.

– Supporting CYP with School Based Anxiety leading to Difficulties with Attendance – Tuesday 25th April 2023 – 6pm-7.30pm

– Preparing for Transition to Secondary School – Tuesday 16th May 2023 – 10am-11.30am.

– Preparing for Transition to Secondary School – Tuesday 16th May 2023 – 6pm-7.30pm

– Emotional Regulation Strategies – Tuesday 13th June 2023 – 10am-11.30am.

– Emotional Regulation Strategies – Tuesday 13th June 2023 – 6pm-7.30pm


Drumbeat Parent Workshops:

Understanding Sensory Behaviours and Useful Strategies

Understanding Sensory Behaviours and Useful Strategies – EVENING

Supporting CYP with School Based Anxiety

Supporting CYP with School Based Anxiety – EVENING

Emotional Regulation Strategies

Emotional Regulation Strategies – EVENING

Understanding ASD

Understanding ASD – EVENING


Metro Judo – Inclusive Judo for Children with Autism:

Information on Inclusive Judo Sessions with families


Air Thrill Catford:

Special Educational Needs sessions have temporarily been stopped due to COVID-19. As soon as the sessions restart we will let you know.

The session will be exclusive to SEN Children, Parent, Carers and additional siblings but will be closed to the general public.

Please Note:  Parents & Carers attend for free.

Date: Monday 24th February              Time: 10am – 12pm (Under 5s), 5pm – 7pm (5 – 14yrs old)

Cost: £7.95 per child.


Magpie Dance:

Dance Classes

Magpie minis – Tuesdays 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Magpie juniors –  Tuesdays 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Contacting the School

Coopers Lane Primary School is situated in Grove Park in the borough of Lewisham. The entrance to the school is in Pragnell Road, SE12 0LF

School Times

School Day
Mon-Thu 8:45am to 3:15pm,
Fri 8:45am-2:15pm
Breakfast Club 7:30am to 8:45am
EYFS/KS1 Lunchtime 12:00pm to 1:00pm
KS2 Lunchtime 12:15pm to 1:15pm
Afterschool clubs 3.30pm to 4.30pm
After school Tea Club 3:15pm to 6:00pm

School Office

Telephone: 0208 857 7680

Office Email


Ayse Mehmet – SBM (School Business Manager)

Rachel McCulloch – Senior Admin Assistant

Karen Hill – Admin Assistant/Attendance Officer

Kerry Michael – Admin Assistant

Claire Huckle – Admin Assistant