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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 the district is sound there was not enough on the specific actions that will enable the vision to be realised.

We thank the following who have helped to shape our revised strategy so far:

• 25 families who shared their hopes for SEND provision across the District at two summer activities events;

• 40 students from 3 secondary schools (Oasis Lister Park Academy; Hanson Academy and Co-op Academy Grange) who have helped to shape the ‘I’ Statements in the Strategy;

• 16 pupils at Carrwood and Lilycroft Primary Schools who participated in an activity on inclusive schools;

• One of our SEND Ambassadors who helped us with the ‘I’ Statements; and

• Parents and carers from AWARE who gave their views on what we want SEND provision across the District to ‘look like’.

We now want to gather more comments on the revised strategy!

Please follow the link to our revised Strategy and a form to gather feedback. Thanks in advance for your help!

SEND Strategy

Have your say on our revised strategy

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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.