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SEND guidance, templates, and forms

The Documents Library makes it easier and quicker for partners working with children and young people who have SEND, including their parent-carers, to be able to quickly find the latest versions of SEND policy and guidance documents or templates. 

Documents related to specific services or teams e.g. referral forms or team policies will remain with the team's service entry in the directory.  These can be searched for by the team name or relevant keywords. 

Some documents are templates to be worked on. These will download automatically when the link is activated by you clicking on it. They can then be opened, worked on, saved and returned or sent to the appropriate team or service.   

Guidance, forms, and templates from the following services are available to view or download 

Hackney Special Educational Needs and Disability strategies, policies and key information

Education, Heath and Care (EHC) assessments - guidance, request forms and planning documents

Education, Health, and Care Needs Assessments and Plans and related guidance...

EHC Needs Assessment request forms and guidance

Post 16 Education Health and Care Plan documents and templates 

Annual Reviews...

Phase Transfer Preference Forms for parents and young people

These are to be completed by parents and young people listing their preferred choice of schools or college and returned by the stated deadline. Information sessions are held annually and more information about the phase transfer process can be found here.  

Leisure, Early Help and Social Care - Guides and information....

Home to School - SEND Travel Assitance

The following information can be found elswhere on this website. 

  • SEND Travel Assistance Guidance (document) 
  • Home to school - Travel Assistance Application online form
  • Post 16 - Travel Assistance Application online form
  • Travel Assistance- change of circumstance (word document)

Find Home to School - SEND Travel Assitance forms and guidance here.  

Autism related local guidance and referral forms

Dyslexia and literacy difficulties

Pupils with medical needs policies and support

Mental Health and Wellbeing, Guides to services for pupils and young people...

Hackney Local Offer website

National NHS, Government and strategic partners guidance....


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Page last modified: 07/12/2023