Special educational needs and disability (SEND) and high needs

Support and funding, SEND code of practice, extra SEND help, P scales for attainment targets, free school transport.

Services

  1. Help if you're a student with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability

    Disabled Students' Allowance is extra money for higher education students - DSA1 forms, eligibility, how to apply, needs assessment

  2. Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

    Children with special educational needs (SEN) can get the help they need to get an education - SEN support, education, health and care plans, SEN before September 2014

  3. Free school transport

    Free transport from your local council - eligibility, rules for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), how to apply

  4. Apply for school transport for a child with special educational needs and disabilities

    If your child can't walk to school because of their special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) your local council must provide transport

  5. Appeal an education, health and care (EHC) plan decision

    What to do if you disagree with a decision about an EHC plan: how to appeal, the hearing, what happens if you lose your case

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Guidance and regulation

  1. SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years
  2. Mental health and behaviour in schools
  3. P scales: attainment targets for pupils with SEN
  4. SEND: guide for parents and carers
  5. Independent special schools and colleges
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News and communications

  1. Education Secretary vows to boost vulnerable children's outcomes
  2. Pioneering new approach to assessing pupils with complex disabilities to be introduced in schools
  3. Supporting Macedonia to build quality pre-school education
  4. Proud to be dyslexic
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Research and statistics

  1. Work experience for young people on SEN support
  2. Residential special schools and colleges: support for children
  3. Special educational needs in England: January 2018
  4. Education, health and care plans: parents and young people survey
  5. Special educational needs: analysis and summary of data sources
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Residential special schools and colleges: a call for evidence
  2. Primary school pupil assessment: Rochford Review recommendations
  3. High needs national funding formula: stage 2
  4. National funding formula for schools and high needs
  5. Primary pupil assessment: Rochford Review impact assessment
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. High needs: allocated place numbers
  2. Statements of SEN transferring to EHC plans: 31 March 2018
  3. Statements of SEN transferring to EHC plans: 1 March 2018
  4. SEND reform: S31 grant determinations
  5. Schools block funding allocations 2016 to 2017
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