Guidance

SEND: guide for further education providers

A guide for further education providers on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability.

Document

Further education: guide to the 0 to 25 SEND code of practice

Details

This guide is for:

  • further education colleges
  • sixth-form colleges
  • 16 to 19 academies
  • independent specialist colleges

It explains the duties and responsibilities of further education providers who deal with children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) and their families.

This guide should be read alongside the ‘Special education needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25’.

A guide for schools and alternative provision settings is also available.