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Right2Work - Work and Learn - Supported Internships

Supported Inrternships Right2Work Supported Internships are a structured study programme specifically aimed at 16-24 year olds who have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) and who want to move into employment but will need support to do so. A supported internship will be based primarily…

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 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 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 Partnership Board Meeting Minutes and Documents

The SEND Partnership Board is responsible for decisions made to improve SEND services. It has representatives from: parents and carers education health social care volunteer groups You can read more information about the membership and role of the board in the Terms of Reference [PDF…

SEND Performance Management and Quality Assurance Framework (PMQAF)

The Cumbria (Special Educational Needs and Disability) SEND Improvement Partnership brings together all the agencies and organisations which provide SEND support and services for children, young people and their parents and carers in the County.  The Partnership has a clear vision for the future, with…

SEND 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 . …

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…
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