Special educational needs and disabilities (Local Offer): Support and services for children and young people from 0 to 25
A Second Free Special School Approved for Sheffield
Another Free Special School has been approved in Sheffield. This second new special school will be key part of increasing the city’s specialist provision to meet the current and future levels of demand.
The first new school, sponsored by Nexus Multi-Academy Trust, is now in…
Joint Local Area SEND Inspection, Sheffield published
As part of the national framework for inspecting local areas, Sheffield was inspected between 12 and 16 November 2018. The inspection is of the entire local area, including of practice across frontline Education, Health and Care provision to meet needs of those with Special Educational…
Support for Service Children in Education - Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS)
The Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) within the Ministry of Defence provides advice and guidance on educational issues specific to Service children, including issues relating to SEN and school admissions.
Changes to the SEND Tribunal Process
Where a child or young person requests or has an EHC Plan, if they or their family are not happy with decisions made about the plan they have an option to go to the SEN Tribunal. I wanted to notify parents of some changes around the tribunal from the 1st April 2018.…
Are you part of a parent group we don’t know about?
We recently wrote to all parents groups that we are aware of to invite them to participate in some meetings with the Executive Director of People’s Services, Jayne Ludlam, about how we continue to improve provision for SEN across the city. If you lead a parent support group for SEN that…
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Action plan approved to respond to Sheffield’s Joint Local Area Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Inspection
Between 12 November and 16 November 2018, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted a joint inspection of Sheffield to judge the effectiveness of the area in implementing the disability and special educational needs reforms as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014.…
Extra time for you to help shape future support for those with special educational needs in Sheffield
Many people across Sheffield have already given their views on our Inclusion Strategy via our online survey – but we want to hear from as many more of you as possible.
With this in mind, we are extending our consultation period until January 26 2020.
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