Consultation outcome

Residential special schools and colleges: a call for evidence

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

The evidence from this consultation informed Dame Christine Lenehan’s independent review of residential special school and colleges ‘Good intentions, good enough?’.

Statutory guidance on visiting children in residential special schools and colleges ‘Statutory visits to children with special educational needs and disabilities or health conditions in long-term residential settings’ is also available.

Original consultation

Summary

We're seeking evidence on the experiences and outcomes of children and young people in residential special schools and colleges.

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

Dame Christine Lenehan invites evidence about:

  • the characteristics of children and young people in residential special schools and colleges
  • how and why they come to be placed in this provision
  • how they’re supported both pre- and post-placement
  • how we can improve experiences and outcomes for them and their families
Published 23 January 2017
Last updated 6 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated with links to Dame Christine Lenehan's independent review and statutory guidance.
  2. First published.