Support for special educational needs and disability (SEND)

SEND code of practice, P scales for attainment targets, internships, guidance and support for parents and carers.

Guidance and regulation

  1. SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years
  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. P scales: attainment targets for pupils with SEN
  1. SEND: guide for parents and carers

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
  2. Mental health and behaviour in schools

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. New measures to support children with SEND

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  2. Access arrangements for GCSEs and A Levels

    • Ofqual
    • News story
  3. New report offers guidance to support disabled students

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
  4. Announcement of taskforce to look at improving accessibility of apprenticeships for people with learning disabilities

    • Closed organisation: Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, Department for Education, and Department for Work and Pensions
    • Press release
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Policy and engagement

  1. Residential special schools and colleges: a call for evidence
  2. SEN and disability: detained persons regulations and revised code
  1. Residential special schools and colleges: support for children

    • Department for Education
    • Independent report
  2. SEND: supporting local and national accountability

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
  3. SEND reforms: study of local areas’ readiness

    • Department for Education
    • Independent report
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Transparency

  1. Statements of SEN transferring to EHC plans: 31 March 2018

    • Department for Education
    • Transparency
  2. Education, health and care plans: parents and young people survey

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  3. Statements of SEN transferring to EHC plans: 1 March 2018

    • Department for Education
    • Transparency
  4. Local area SEND inspections: one year on

    • Ofsted and Care Quality Commission
    • Research
  5. Special educational needs support in schools and colleges

    • Department for Education
    • Research
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