Local Offer - Special Educational Needs / Disabilities (SEND) - Homepage
The Local Offer provides information for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and their parents or carers in a single place. It shows families what they can expect from a range of local agencies including education, health and social care.
New here? Visit our About the Local Offer page to find out where to get started.
Information, Advice and Guidance
- Activities & Leisure
- Assessment including Education, Health and Care Plans & Reviews
- Early Years Inclusion
- Health & Social Care
- Information for Carers
- Get Involved & Latest News
- Money Matters
- Preparing for Adulthood (Post 16)
- Schools & Alternative Provision
- Specialist Education Support Services
- The SEN Service and FAQs relating to SEN
Local Offer Directory
Search our Local Offer Directory to find more services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
Children's Disability Register (TIE Register)
Together Information Exchange (TIE) is a voluntary register of children and young people 0-19 with disabilities in Doncaster. All local authorities are required by the Children Act 1989 to hold a register of disabled children and young people. The information you provide is kept on a secure database and supports in planning for the future across all services that support families with disabilities. For out more on the link below.
Get In Touch
Families Information Service
Families Information Service is responsible for co-ordinating and publishing the Local Offer – Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). If you would like to contribute to the Local Offer please contact us on the information below:
The Special Educational Needs (SEN) Service is responsible for carrying out Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessments and maintaining Education, Health and Care plans (EHCP). If you would like to speak to somebody regarding your child's EHC needs assessment or EHCP, please contact the Doncaster SEN Service on:
- Telephone: 01302 737210 or 737211 or 737296 or 737209
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SENDIAS provides information, advice and support (IAS) to parents, carers, children and young people in relation to Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disability and related health and social care issues. You can contact SENDIAS on:
- Telephone: 01302 736920
- Email: email@example.com
Alternatively, you can complete their online form to request support.
About the Local Offer
Local Offer Disclaimer
Families Information Service is not able to recommend or endorse any providers listed in this section nor can we guarantee the accuracy of the information provided although we do our best to complete frequent audits to make sure that the information is as up-to-date and relevant as possible. Anyone looking to use a service is responsible for making their own checks about the suitability of that service - you should decide if it is fit for your purpose. Parent / carers should check that they are satisfied with the service and provider before attending / accessing.
Should you have any cause for complaint against any of the services listed you will need to complain to them directly in line with their complaints policy. Doncaster Council has a complaints procedure which you can follow should you need to complain about any of the services you have received from Doncaster Council. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure Barring Service Check (the replacement of the Criminal Record Bureau - CRB - Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.
Accessing the Local Offer in Alternative Formats
Visit our About the Local Offer page to find out how you can access the Local Offer in alternative formats. This includes how to access the Local Offer in an accessible format and how to access the Local Offer if you don't have internet access at home.
The graduated approach aligns the assess, plan, do and review process with the expectations from the SEND Code of Practice for children and young people identified as having SEND. Visit the new graduated approach webpage using the link below.
Latest Inspection Result
Downloads & Resources
- Jargon Buster (Glossary of Terms)-1
- Download (167KB - PDF)
- Parents guide to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code Of Practice
- Download (566KB - PDF)
- Children and Young People's Guide to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code Of Practice
- Download (4.86MB - )
- Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code Of Practice
- Download (3.23MB - PDF)
- Ofsted Local area SEND inspection July 2019
- Download (131KB - PDF)
- Local Offer leaflet
- Download (592KB - PDF)
- Doncaster SEND Strategy 2022-2025 v10
- Download (991KB - PDF)
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