Special Educational Needs

Special Educational Needs Information Report

The Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0-25 years (DfE, July 2014) requires schools to publish information for pupils, parents and carers about special educational needs provision. We hope this document will answer the key questions you may have about special educational needs at our school. Please click here for a copy. 

Essex Local Offer

You can find further information about the LocalOffer or view the Local Offer at www.essexlocaloffer.org.uk

Special Educational Needs Policy

Please click here to read our SEN policy. 

Useful contact details

Further information about special educational needs or support for families with children with special educational needs or disabilities can be found on the following websites:

Essex Local Authority Essex County Council’s information pages about special educational needs.

BBC A website with advice for parents about supporting your child’s education, including information about special educational needs.

SNAP (Special Needs and Parents) SNAP is a registered charity based in Brentwood that helps Essex families with children and young people who have special needs and disabilities.

FACE (Families Acting for Change Essex) FACE is an organisation run by parents and represents the views and experiences of parents and carers of children and young people with disabilities and additional needs to influence the services they receive in Essex. Membership of FACE is free and gives access to current information and the chance to contribute to focus groups and consultations and to become more involved in any way that suits you and your family.

Families in Focus (Essex) A parent led charity providing support to families of children with disabilities and special needs (aged 0 to 19) across Essex who require advice, information and support, particularly at times of change, challenge and crisis.

Dyslexia Action A national charity, with a centre in Chelmsford, that aims to support adults and children with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.

Parent Partnership Service Parent Partnership Service (PPS) offers free, impartial and confidential advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs. It is a statutory service which means there has to be one in every local authority.

Larchwood Children's Centre Offers a range of services to families with children aged 5 years and under.