SEND reform: further education

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

Applies to England


Implementing a new 0 to 25 special needs system: further education


This is for:

  • further education colleges
  • sixth-form colleges
  • 16 to 19 academies
  • post-16 special institutions

Guidance on managing changes to SEND legislation from September 2014 is also available.

Published 8 April 2014
Last updated 23 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated review date in document.

  2. First published.