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Ready Steady Go - Transition out of Children's Services to Adults

<< Go Back Transition to adult care: Ready Steady GoReady Steady Go is all about the transition of moving on from children’s services to adult services. The word transition describes the process of preparing, planning and moving you to adult services in a way you…

Resources and Information from the Preparation for Adulthood Virtual Fair 2021

We hope you enjoyed this year's Fair and found it useful.  We know in Cumbria that the process of preparation for adulthood has not always gone well for young people with SEND. Improving that experience is an aim of the county's SEND Improvement programme . …

Resources for Parents and Prospective Parents

Finding information available to parents and prospective parents can be a minefield, below are some useful links and documents to help. Useful documents Parents Guide to Choosing Childcare [PDF 1,810KB] Is it legal? - A Family Guide to Law  [PDF 926KB] Statutory Framework for the Early…

School Admissions for Specialist Provisions in Cumbria for Children and Young People with an EHCP

<< Go Back Cumbria SEND and Inclusion have introduced a County wide approach to the allocation of Special School’s, Resourced Provision and Pupil Referral Unit SEMH places.  They have introduced Specialist Placement Panel meetings, holding these every 4 weeks.     Parent/carers can request a special…

School Readiness

The term school readiness states that the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) promotes teaching and learning to ensure children's school readiness. It gives children the broad range of knowledge and skills that provide the right foundation for good future progress through school and life. There are…

School Transport Arrangements and Frequently Asked Questions

Summary and key points Unless it is possible on the transport used, social distancing will not apply on dedicated school transport from the Autumn term 2020, in line with Government guidance. This is because:  the overall risk to children and young people from contracting Coronavirus…

Schools and Learning

As a parent/carer choosing the right childcare provider, school or college is really important.  You might want additional advice, support or information to help decide what is best for your family. Think about your families longer-term aims in what they may want to do as an adult, and…

SEND in the Early Help Process

A child my be identified as having additional needs when they are very young.  It may be clearly evident what the child's primary need is.  However, for the majority of children identified early, it takes time for this to be recognised through ongoing observation and…
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