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Long-term Health Conditions We need to ensure that all children and young people with medical conditions, in terms of both physical and mental health are properly supported in school so that they can play a full and active role in school life, remain healthy and…

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

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 are happy with.…

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

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 schools placement through…

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…

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…
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