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 ...
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 ...
23 Mar 2020
Guidance for parents and carers
Updated 20th March 2020
Following the announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Education Secretary Gavin Williamson yesterday you may be aware that schools will remain open to provide childcare and ...
23 May 2019
OFSTED and CQC framework for inspection of local area services for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
What is the inspection framework for local area SEND Services?
From May 2016, OFSTED and the Care Quality Commission ...
14 Oct 2019
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
9 Oct 2019
What all schools should have:
A published SEND Policy that may be incorporated into a wider Inclusion / Equalities Policy.
A provision map for all vulnerable learners, including children with SEND. The provision map should cross reference ...