Local Offer - Special Educational Needs / Disabilities (SEND) - Homepage

The Local Offer provides information for children and young people with special educational needs (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.

Information, advice and guidance

Doncaster SEND Strategic Intent 2018 – 22 

Updated Special Provision Fund Plan 14th March 2018

Thank you to young people, parents/carers and practitioners for completing our consultation survey on developing SEND provision in Doncaster and taking part in our engagement events. 

Please see below to view the outcome of our consultation and engagement activity together with the revised outline plan which takes account of the feedback received. 

Summary of CYP Survey Monkey Feedback
Download (202KB - PDF)
Appendix 2 Summary of Survey Monkey Feedback
Download (362KB - PDF)
Updated Special Provision Fund Plan 14th March 2018
Download (668KB - PDF)
Special provision plan template for local authorities to complete - Updated 01.05.2018
Download (110KB - XLSM)

To read more about the review of SEND Provision for Doncaster please use the following link

Get in touch

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Doncaster Council’s 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:

Freephone: 0800 138 4568, operates Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, outside of these hours there is an answer phone service  
Telephone: 01302 735237
Email: fis@doncaster.gov.uk - all queries will be responded to within three working days.
Web: www.doncaster.gov.uk/fis 

We're also on Facebook:
FIS Facebook - Up to date information and links to benefit parents, prospective parents, children or young people
FIS Professionals Facebook - Up to date information and links to benefit all childcare providers, prospective childcare providers and schools 

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.

Is information on the Local Offer available without using the website?

If families cannot access the internet to access the Local Offer we can provide the information in other formats or support families to access online.

We have a Freephone helpline and landline numbers:
• 0800 138 4568
• 01302 735237

Doncaster Council’s One Stop Shop
• Customer services
• Computers in the reception area

In the community
• Families can access computers in their local libraries or Family Hubs.

Printed information
• FIS can post out information which is included on the Local Offer to families
• Print information from Local Offer and make it available to collect from the One Stop Shop

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Last updated: 21 February 2019 15:20:12