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SEN & Disability Local Offer

The Mayor of Liverpool’s Inclusive Growth Plan (2018) clearly articulates the City’s ambition for our children & young people. An important action listed under the priority for children & young people is to renew the Special Educational Needs & Disability Strategy. To this end we…

Schools

A school place for every child is an entitlement and is regarded as universal provision. Every mainstream school is resourced to support the majority of children with special educational needs. Classroom teachers are trained to differentiate the curriculum, which means teaching the same subject at…

SEND Local Offer

What is SEND? SEND stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. A child or young person has SEND if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her in order to support them to…

SEND Support in Schools

The Coronavirus Act is still in process and the potential changes have not been enacted to date. These emergency powers will only be exercised for the shortest period and where necessary, and will be regularly reviewed. The link to the recently updated guidance is below…

Post-16 Education and Training

Post 16 options for students with SEND When a young person leaves school at 16 - 19 years, they are likely to have some or all of the following options available to them depending on their ability, independence and support needs: Further education at a…

Early Years Pupil Premium

Did you know your childcare provider may beentitled to £300 additional funding to improvethe early education of your 3 or 4 year old? Additional funding for your child Childcare providers can claim up to an additional £300 per year to spend onenriching your 3 or…

Free Early Education For 3 & 4 Year Olds

What is it? Three and four year old children are entitled to receive 15 hours of free early education per week, 38 weeks per year.  This can be administered over three terms or stretched out to suit your needs. How to get it Your child’s…

Transport and Independent Travel

The SEN Home to School Transport Team is based in Newton Road Depot, L13 3HS.  Direct telephone numbers to the team are 233 6511 and 233 6513.  The team has a general email address for contact: SEN.Transport@liverpool.gov.uk 

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Personal Health Budget

From 1st April 2014 children and young people who meet the eligibility criteria for NHS Continuing Care have the right to request to be considered for a Personal Health Budget from their local Clinical Commissioning Group.  From the 1st April 2015, this is to be…