Edward Timpson and Jane Ellison: “Our reforms are boosting the life chances of children with SEND”

As parent carers we often measure our successes in the little victories we achieve on a day to day basis. They may not seem significant to some, but to us …

Parents’ and Carers’ Guide to the new Special Educational Needs & Disability Inspections

Accountability for the quality of provision in England’s reformed Special Educational Needs and Disability system has long been on parents’ minds. Now, further details about the joint inspection framework for …

Day 4: The Flow Chart for if you disagree with SEN provision (or lack of it)

I think, somehow, that this might prove to be an oft visited post. While the government’s aims are for high quality SENCos to interpret the new SEND Code of Practice …

The new SEND system Flow Chart 3: Conducting an Education, Health & Care Assessment

And so, day three… You’ve applied for an assessment for your child’s special educational needs and lo! you get the go ahead from the local authority. What happens next? The …