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Check out our brand new accessible Local Offer website

23 May 2019,

Check out our brand new accessible Local Offer website

Bradford's Special Educational Need & Disabilities (SEND) Local Offer (LO) Service listened to the valuable feedback gained from children and young people with SEND, their parent/carers and SEND services providers across the Bradford District. 

Please bear with us until service login is available! We are working on this. Shortly all existing services published on the Local Offer website will be sent a welcome email with login details and be able to securely login in, so they can; update their own information, logos, photos, videos, documents and where they can be found in each main and sub-categories searches including filters. Provider sign up will also be available soon for new services to request to be published on the LO.

Valuable feedback was gained about the existing Bradford's Local Offer website's navigation and accessibility.

Key stakeholders found it difficult to find information they required without having access to category choices and filters to selection information they wanted to find; for example type of information, age, need, postcode, type of support, eligibility etc.

The Local Offer Officer used all key stakeholder feedback gained through the Local Offer, liaising with the councils IT/Commissioning team and awarded a contract for 2 years to a company called 6B Digital to build a brand new accessible Bradford Local Offer website. Key stakeholders have been involved in the co-production of the new website, right through to test live and any feedback was action accordingly.

New Bradford Local Offer Website

The Local Offer team is very proud of the brand new Bradford Local Offer accessible website, built by 6B Digital "an amazing bespoke digital company and very customer needs focused". The new website has been built by using the very valuable feedback gained from children and young people with SEND, their parent/carers and SEND services.

Pulling all the information together from the old Bradford Local Offer website, making categories, sub categories and filters has been very hard work for the Local Offer team, IT projects and 6B Digital but we wanted to ensure we got it right for families. The result of the new website is amazing and I look forward to our families being able to find, clear, easy, accessible information on the new site when needed!

Bradford's Local Offer will continue to develop and evolve using key stakeholder feedback. If you would like to have your say about Bradford's Local Offer Click here 

For more information about the new website project & engagement with key stakeholders please see the links below:

I hope you love this brand new Bradford SEND Local Offer website as much as the Local Offer Team, 6B Digital and Key Stakeholders of the new website co-production group do!

                        Meet The Local Offer Team

Local Offer Officer Lead  Local Offer Support Officer

Sarah Pawson                                      Jagdeep Sandhu
Local Offer Officer Lead                       Local Offer Support Officer
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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.