Who are we?
The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Team supports children and young people from the age of 0-25 years who may have a learning need or disability and who may need more support than a mainstream school can usually provide from their own budget. Young people from this group who are beyond compulsory school age but wish to stay in education, training, a supported internship or apprenticeship may access our service.
What do we do?
The Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Team has responsibility for managing the Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment process, for issuing Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) where appropriate, and arranging suitable education provision (either extra support in mainstream school or a specialist placement). The team is also responsible for maintaining Education, Health and Care Plans and making any changes which may be needed following Annual Reviews.