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Timeline for non-maintained special schools: mandatory

What non-maintained special schools (NMSS) must know to plan for the academic year ahead.

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Information to help non-maintained special schools (NMSS) understand and plan for the compulsory legal requirements they must meet.

We’ve tried to be as precise as possible but some of the dates may change.

A timeline of useful dates and information for NMSS is also available.

NMSS are schools for children with special educational needs that the Secretary of State for Education has approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996.