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Have Your Say

Children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), their parent carers and service providers are invited to leave compliments, comments or concerns about the Local Offer, in particularly we would like to gain feedback about the:

  • The content of the Local Offer website including the quality of existing provision and any gaps in the provision
  • Local Offer pocket information booklet
  • The accessibility of information on the Local Offer website
  • How the Local offer has been developed or reviewed

The local authority will regularly monitor all of the feedback that is received about the local offer.

The Local Offer website survey has been reviewed and developed by parent carers, children young people and service providers.

Have your say about the Local Offer 

Please complete the short online Local Offer feedback survey on this page, alternatively you can leave feedback by;

The Local Offer is continuously evolving and developing using the feedback gained by key stakeholders.

Would like to be involved in the development and review of the Local Offer Service? If you would like to be involved please contact:

SEND Transformation & Compliance Team by email:
LocalOffer@bradford.gov.uk or SENDT&C@bradford.gov.uk 

Local Offer Information Overview Pocket Booklet

We have co-produced our Local Offer Information pocket booklet with children and young people and parent carers. The pocket sized concertina booklet provides an overview about what the Local Offer is, how it can help you, what you will find on the site, how to be involved and how to order more copies of the booklet.

Every effort has been made to ensure the overview information within this pocket booklet is accurate at the time of going to print, Aug 2017. Revised 2018.

If you would like additional copies of this booklet or are aware of any changes to the information contained in this booklet, please contact the Local Offer helpline on 01274 439261.

Have your say about Bradford SEND Services

You can provide feedback about specific services using "Rate the Service" button on every service published within search for services. Alternatively you can leave feedback directly using the contact details on every service page.

You can have your say about Bradford SEND Services at our SEND Parental Engagement Listening Events.

Our Children and Young People and Parent/Carers SEND Ambassadors are involved in the development and review of Bradford SEND Services Inc. Local Offer. Click here to find out more information about SEND Ambassadors.

Current SEND Consultations & Engagement

To find out about current SEND Consultations taking place and to view outcomes click here

What is Local Offer Feedback?

The Local Offer directly involves children, young people up to 25 years and their parent/carers in the development and review of the Local Offer through means of relevant events, meetings and focus workshops across Bradford District’s services and provisions, young people’s groups, meetings, the Local Offer website feedback survey and social media.

To view workshops, events, meetings attended to promote the Local Offer and gain valuable feedback from children & young people with SEND, their parent carers and service providers, please view "How the Local Offer is promoted" in the related links on the right hand side of this page.

The local authority will regularly monitor all of the feedback that is received about the Local Offer. Children and young people with SEND, their parent carers and service providers, will continue to be involved in the on-going co-production, review of the Local Offer Annual Report

How does the Local Offer help you?

It will make it easier to find out what you need to know about SEND, when you need to know it. It tells you where the nearest and most suitable services, activities and support are.

The Local Offer provides a feedback survey, telephone line and email, for you to provide feedback, raise concerns or make a comment or complaint about the Local Offer. In addition each service published provides details about how to provide feedback, raise concerns or make a comment or complaint about those individual services.

The free Local Offer email subscription keeps you up to date with the latest Local Offer news by subscribing here.

Why is this service different?

The Bradford's Local Offer Service and website has been co-produced and developed together by the local offer service, children and young people with SEND, parents/carers and SEND service providers across the Bradford District since 2014. Children and young people and their parent/carers co-produced the website, decided on the design, look, feel and accessibility, that it would be separate to the main council website, and what information and services to publish using the SEND Code of Practise 2014 statutory guidance in a series of workshops across the Bradford district. Once key stakeholders were happy and approved the test version on the website, it was published live. Local Offer pocket booklets and leaflets are co-produced and reviewed by key stakeholders.

The Local Offer website and its information and services published, continue to develop and evolve using the feedback gained by key stakeholders. Key stakeholders review the site and co-produce information to be published to benefit children and young people with SEND and their parent/carers.

It is more than a directory of services. It brings everything together in one place and is developed using the feedback gained by those key users.

Local Offer Annual Reports-"You Said We Did"

Local Offer annual reports are published on the Local Offer website to let you know what your feedback said and what actions have been taken as a result. The comments received from children and young people with SEND, their parent carers and service providers are published in the Local Offer annual reports in a “You said” “We did” format.

Bradford Local Offer publishes 2 versions of each annual report;

  • Full version of the Local Offer Annual Report -detailed report and Inc. "You said and We did" comments.  
  • Mini version of the Local Offer Annual Report-“You said “and “We did” only comments.

Parents, carers, children and young people will continue to be involved in the on-going co-production, review and development of the Local Offer Service.

If you would like any further information about Local Offer feedback please get in touch.

Have Your Say- Rate Our Website

Who are you?

If you would like to provide feedback about a particular SEND service, you can do this within search for a service. Use the categories and or keyword search to select the service you would like provide feedback for, then use “Rate this Service” on the service’s page. Alternatively you can contact the service directly using details provided.

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The Bradford SEND Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Bradford Council. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that are available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the Bradford Council or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information.

Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.