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.

  1. 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

  2. Inclusion development programme: supporting pupils on the autism spectrum

    Resource supporting teachers, initial teacher trainees, headteachers and leadership teams working with pupils on the autism spectrum.

  3. Mental health and behaviour in schools

    How to identify and support pupils whose behaviour suggests they may have unmet mental health needs.

  4. National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator: learning outcomes

    Requirements for the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO).

  5. P scales: attainment targets for pupils with SEN

    Performance (P scale) attainment targets for pupils with special educational needs (SEN).

  6. Providing intense support for families with multiple and complex needs: manager guidance

    Document containing information and guidance to support family intervention managers to recruit the best workers.

  7. Providing supported internships for young people with an EHC plan

    Guidance on how to provide supported internships for young people with special educational needs and an EHC plan.

  8. Residential special schools: national minimum standards

    Guidance for special schools providing residential accommodation for any child.

  9. Safeguarding disabled children

    Departmental advice setting out how agencies and professionals should work together to safeguard the welfare of disabled children.

  10. SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years

    Guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25, from 1 September 2014.

  11. SEND pathfinders

    Reports on the independent evaluation of the SEND pathfinders programme which tested reforms proposed in the SEND green paper.

  12. SEND reform: further education

    Guidance for post-16 colleges and academies on the changes to the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system.

  13. SEND support: easy-read guide for children and young people

    Guide for children and young people with learning disabilities on changes to the special needs educational and disability (SEND) system.

  14. SEND support: easy-read guide for parents

    Guide for parents with learning disabilities, explaining changes to the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) system.

  15. SEND: guide for further education providers

    A guide for further education providers on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability.

  16. SEND: guide for parents and carers

    A guide on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND).

  17. SEND: guide for schools and alternative provision settings

    A guide for schools on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability.

  18. SEND: guide for social care professionals

    A guide for social care professionals on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability.

  19. Supporting looked-after children with communication needs

    Departmental advice for those working with children with communication needs to ensure a child's input into decisions made about their care.

  20. Visiting children in residential special schools and colleges

    Statutory guidance for professionals supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in residential settings.