CHILDREN WITH HEALTH NEEDS WHO CANNOT ATTEND SCHOOL

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Statutory guidance for local authorities and departmental advice for others ensuring children with health needs receive education. This is statutory guidance for local authorities. It applies to: mainstream schools academies and free schools independent schools special schools where a child is not on the roll of a school. Local authorities must follow this guidance when […]

SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION NEEDS (SLCN) SCHOOLS CHECKLIST

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If your child has speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), finding the school able to support your child’s needs is a priority. Primary schools Look for, or ask about, the following features that demonstrate good practice for supporting children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN): visual support – visual timetables, targets shown on the whiteboard and […]

MAKING MEETINGS MATTER

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You have the right to request a meeting with any of the team of professionals involved with your child/young person. There are a variety of reasons that you might want to ask for a meeting and these may include concerns about: your child’s progress how any special educational needs/disability your child may have are being […]

SENDIASS CHAMPS

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SENDIASS Champs are a small group of young people with an interest in supporting other disabled young people across the Bay. They meet monthly to support and advise the SENDIASS Torbay team on how best this might be achieved. They are happy to come to talk to you and tell you about SENDIASS and the Torbay Leisure Card which […]