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Secretary of State Approved Institutions

Section 41 of the Children and Families Act 2014, allows the Secretary of State, by order, to publish a list of approved independent special institutions (Independent Special Schools – England and Wales and Special Post-16 institutions) for the purposes of satisfying Section 38 (Preparation of…

Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS)

 The Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS) provides expert and impartial advice about the education of service children. CEAS are part of the MOD’s Directorate Children and Young People (DCYP) and are a small dedicated team, who are experienced in advising service parents on a wide…

Non-Maintained Special Schools (NMSS)

NMSS are schools that the Secretary of State for Education has approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996 (external link). Usually children and young people attending these schools will have an education, health and care plan (EHCP). Places in NMSS have to be…

What is SEN Support?

Special Educational Needs (SEN) can affect a child or young person’s ability to learn. They can affect their: Behaviour or ability to socialise for example they struggle to make friends Reading and writing for example because they have dyslexia Ability to understand things Concentration levels for example…

Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions

  The statutory guidance in this document is intended to help governing bodies meet their legal responsibilities and sets out the arrangements they will be expected to make, based on good practice. The aim is to ensure that all children with medical conditions, in terms…

Rochdale Boroughwide Early Years Settings Offer

Our vision for children with special educational needs and disabilities is the same as for all children and young people – that they achieve well in their early years, at school and in college, and lead happy and fulfilled lives.
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