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Education and learning for young people with SEND

Find out about access to education, training and learning for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
What to do if you think your child has SEND
Find out how to have your child assessed for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Home visiting service
Find out about our portage educational home visiting service for children with special educational needs.
Early years and preschool
Find out about childcare and early years providers for children aged up to five with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Primary and secondary school
Find out about primary and secondary school education for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), including specialist resources in mainstream schools, alternative provision and independent schools.
Further and higher education
Find out about post-16 and university education for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Education, health and care (EHC) needs assessments and plans
Find out about the advice and support you can get if you have concerns relating to an EHC needs assessment or plan.
EHC plans and personal budgets
Find out about education, health and care (EHC) plans, how to apply for a needs assessment and how to request an EHC personal budget.
School transport
Sometimes we will make travel arrangements to ensure a child can get to school.
Independent advice and support for families of children with SEND
Young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families can get free independent advice and access disagreement mediation services.
Special educational needs and disability strategy
Our special educational needs and disability (SEND) partnership strategy sets out our vision and priorities for improving life outcomes for children and young people with SEND and their families.
Standards of education provision for children with SEND
Find out about the standard of support we expect from education providers for children with special education needs and disabilities (SEND).

Services for children and young people with SEND

This page is part of the 'local offer' for children and young people with special educational needs

Explore the local offer