Special educational needs and disabilities (Local Offer): Support and services for children and young people from 0 to 25
Coronavirus: Open letter from Vicky Ford, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families
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.…
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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.…
Supporting children and families in the light of coronavirus
The NW SEND Regional Network has produced a special edition newsletter to support children, families and practitioners through these unexpected times of rapid and unpredictable change during the Covid-19 pandemic. It includes information for children and parents, and…
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