Statutory guidance

Special educational needs (SEN) code of practice

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This document remains valid until 2018, for people who entered the SEND support system before September 2014.

The new statutory ‘SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years’, came into force on 1 September 2014. Separate guidance on managing the change to the new SEND support system is also available. Everyone receiving support will have transferred from the old system to the new by 2018.

Statutory code of practice on special educational needs.