Independent report

Residential special schools and colleges: support for children

An independent review of the experiences and outcomes of children in residential special schools and colleges, and government response.



This report by Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty sets out:

  • how children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) are currently supported in residential special schools and colleges
  • recommendations to support children, young people and their families to improve their experiences and outcomes

The government’s response is also available.

Published 6 November 2017