Special educational needs and disabilities (Local Offer): Support and services for children and young people from 0 to 25
Temporary changes to the law on EHC plans
On 30 April the Government temporarily changed the law on Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans under the Coronavirus Act 2020.
The changes mean local authorities and health commissioning bodies must do their best to provide support specified in an EHC Plan but they are not…
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.
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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.…
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