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SEN & Disability Appeals to Tribunal

Appealing to the Tribunal The Role of the Tribunal The First-tier Tribunal (SEN and Disability) is overseen by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service. It hears appeals against decisions made by local authorities in England about children and young people’s Education, Health and Care needs…

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…

SEN Transport Handbook

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SEND Local Offer

EHCP Temporary Legislation Briefing Statement For more information  for current arrangements regarding Covid Liverpool (including schools that are open) please access: https://liverpool.gov.uk/communities-and-safety/emergency-planning/coronavirus/ What is SEND? SEND stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. A child or young person has SEND if they have a learning…

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…

Service Pupil Premium

The Service Pupil Premium (SPP) is additional funding that can be claimed by schools if they have pupils who have a parent who is a serving member of the Armed Forces. Schools can also claim the SPP for the child after the serving parent has…

Social Care

This area is broken down into two sections of information: Children's Social Care - this contains information on the support available through the Local Authority's Children's Social Care Teams and Services and had further information on Short Breaks. Adult Social Care and Preparing for Adulthood…

Special Educational Needs Reforms

The changes to the system for identifying, assessing and providing for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities are the most significant that have happened in this area for a long time. Some of the changes include: Statements of Special Educational Needs to be…

Special Provision Capital Fund

Special Provision Capital Fund The Government has committed £265 million of capital funding to help local authorities create new school places and improve existing facilities for children and young people with SEN and disabilities, in consultation with parents and providers. Local authorities have been advised…