Information on schools, colleges, alternate provision and education support services for people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their carers.
What the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Service does, what we mean by Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and a full list of FAQs relating to SEND.
All schools should have a clear approach to identifying and responding to SEN. The benefits of early identification are widely recognised – identifying need at the earliest point and then making effective provision improves long-term outcomes for the child or young person. (Reference Chapter 6 SEND Code of Practice 2015)
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.