Special educational needs and disabilities (Local Offer): Support and services for children and young people from 0 to 25
Sheffield SEND Local Area Inspection Update
Inspectors from OFSTED and the Care Quality Commission have visited Sheffield this week (12-16 November 2018) to conduct an inspection of the Local Area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of children and young people who have special educational needs and/or…
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.
Short Breaks Grant scheme now open
Sheffield City Council is now accepting applications for the Short Breaks Grant. You can apply for up to £400 per family. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2019, and the activity must have taken place and the grant spent before 31 March…
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…
We are continuing to review our Provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs across the city.
The feedback we have received to date is pointing to a much more fluid and flexible continuum of provision across the city. Government have also provided a small…
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