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What does Special Educational Needs mean?

The term 'special educational needs' has a legal definition. Children with special educational needs have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than most children of the same age. Special educational needs fall under four broad areas: communication and interaction…

SEND Tribunal

The Special Educational Needs Disability (SEND) tribunal is changing. Starting on 3 April 2018, the SEND tribunal will have some new powers. SEND tribunal can now look at health and social care concerns too. If you have concerns about the education sections of an Education,…

SEND Area Wide Offer

Support for Children, Young People & Young Adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Southampton. Schools and other educational settings are expected to help most children overcome the hurdles their difficulties present as part of meeting their educational needs, but a much smaller number…

SEN funding in mainstream schools

How SEN funding is allocated to mainstream primary and secondary schools in Southampton Schools budget for all pupils All maintained schools, including mainstream academies, receive a budget allocated at the beginning of the financial year (from 1 April each year). The school’s allocation for all…

Mediation and disagreement resolution

Mediation aims to help resolve disagreements for children and young people that are being assessed for or have an EHC Plan, whilst disagreement resolution arrangements are available for parents of and all children and young people with SEN, not just those who are being assessed…

EHCP Frequently Asked Questions

Please click on the questions below to find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Education, Health and Care Plans.

Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans

Education, Health & Care Assessments and Plans The Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) replaces the ‘Statement of Special of Educational Needs’ and can apply to children, young people and young adults from birth to the age of 25, providing that those over 16 are…

Southampton Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement - August 2014 Introduction The Equality Act 2010 and related Equality Duty 2011 reiterate the duty upon schools as laid out in the previous Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The accompanying guidance for schools makes it clear that schools continue to have a duty…

Higher Education support

Students living in England who are accessing higher education can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if they have a: Disability Long-term health condition Mental health condition Specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia. The amount of support received through the DSA depends on individual…

What is Down’s Syndrome?

Down's syndrome is a genetic condition that occurs by chance. It typically causes some level of learning disability and a characteristic range of physical features. Most babies born with Down's syndrome are diagnosed with the condition after birth, and are likely to have:- Reduced muscle tone…
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