Browsealoud Features - How to use guide Click Here

Carers' Resource Newsletter Dec 2019 Read More

Briefing Bradford Issue 31 Dec 2019 Read More

Local Area SEND Inspection in Bradford Read more

School Local Offer SEN Information report Letters Click Here

SEND Strategic Partnership Board Read More

Education Health and Care Assessments and Plans (EHCP) Click Here

Bradford SEND Strategy 2018-2022 Read More


Browsealoud Features - How to use guide

6 Nov 2019

Browsealoud Features - How to use guide

To help with accessibility and give all our website visitors a better experience the Local Offer has added Browsealoud. Click the icon in the bottom right of a page to see a menu of available accessibility options. Browsealoud offers speech, ...

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Bradford district’s strategy for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) 2018-2022

30 Oct 2019

Our SEND Strategy has been revised. This has been in response to prior consultations (in October 2018) that highlighted: • The strategy was overly-focused on education and school places; and • Whilst the overall vision for SEND provision in ...

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Bradford Council Accessibility Strategy 2018-2020

18 Oct 2019

Bradford Council Accessibility Strategy 2018-2020

Bradford Council is required under the Equality Act 2010 to have an Accessibility strategy in place which promotes better access for disabled pupils at school. Read more here ...

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School Local Offer SEN Information report Letters

14 Oct 2019

School Local Offer SEN Information report Letters

Information on the statutory duty of schools and further education providers to publish information about their School Local Offer and their Individual SEN Information Report on their local authority's Local Offer website. Read more here ...

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Bradford Matrix of Need v1.2 July 2019

23 May 2019

Bradford Matrix of Need Guidance 2019

The Bradford's Matrix of Need, outlining shared expectations around meeting the needs of children with SEND has now been posted on BSO and here on the Local Offer . This replaces the previous 'Range Guidance' The Matrix of Need aims to ...

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A Parent guide to School Exclusions

17 Oct 2019

In relation to exclusions the LA and school must have regard to the guidance contained in the Department for Education (DfE) Guidance: Exclusion from Maintained Schools, Academies and Pupil Referral Units in England: Statutory guidance for those ...

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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.