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 […]