Guidance to help schools meet their obligations under the Non-Maintained Special Schools (England) Regulations 2015.
This applies to non-maintained special schools (NMSS) and is for:
- governing bodies
- trustees or boards of directors
- senior leaders
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. They:
- teach students with special educational needs
- are independent of local authority control
- operate on a not-for-profit basis
The guidance explains important points to note in the Non-Maintained Special Schools (England) Regulations 2015.