Guidance

Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Information about inspections of local area services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Documents

Joint inspections of local area special educational needs or disabilities (or both) provision

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Details

This leaflet explains how Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) jointly inspect local areas to see how effectively they fulfil their responsibilities for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Ofsted and CQC will carry out inspections in line with the Local area special educational needs and disabilities inspection framework and Local area special educational needs and disabilities inspection handbook for inspectors.