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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…

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…

SEND in the Early Years

SEND support is embedded within the Early Help process.  The Early  Help Assessment form will be essential for: SENCOs following the Graduated Response outlined in the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Code of Practice. Recording evidence of high quality teaching and SEN support in schools…

SEND Specialist Support - Useful Documents

   Title    Date    Size    Autism Spectrum Conditions in the Early Years Foundation Stage       12/07/2016       7789k       Claiming Disability Living Allowance for Children    12/07/2016     699k    Disabled Children and the Equality Act 2010    12/07/2016   …

SEND Specialist Teaching Service

A range of specialist support and provision services such as educational psychologists and specialist teachers work in partnership with schools and other settings to promote inclusion, achievement and to secure better outcomes for children and young people with SEND across Cumbria. If your family is facing particular…

SEND Support

Any support your child gets from their school or other setting should meet their needs. If your child has SEN, they will be able to access help – called SEN support – from their early years settings, such as nurseries or childminders, schools and further…

Share a book every day

In Cumbria we want to promote Share a book every day with early years children at home with their family and friends. Sharing books with children is fun, it can be a time for closeness, laughing and talking together and it can also help your…
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