SEND Guidance

As part of the package of changes under the new Children and Families Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) reforms every Local Authority now has a Local Offer of Services to provide information for families.

Please click on this link to take you to the website:

New information is being added regularly.

The SEND reforms also made amendments to the statutory assessment process and the way in which families and the Local Authority work together.  The following links relate to these and other changes:

BT SEN Information Report 2016-17

BT SEN Information Report 2015-16

Education Health and Care Needs Assessment Guidance 2014

Transfer review Guidance 2015

MENCAP parent guide

MENCAP young peoples guide

Newsletter for schools on the SEND reforms for February 2015

Local offer leaflet (NS)

SEND flyer for Professional SW