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Preparing to start reception class at primary school - children with SEND

Transition – help with getting children with SEND ready for school Starting primary school can be one of the biggest transitions in a child’s life.  As a parent you will want to support your child in any way you can.  Most parents worry about how…

Hackney's SEND Provision Capital Grant – Plan of Intent published...

In March 2017 government committed £215 million nationally, capital funding (special provision fund) to support local authorities to make capital investments in provision for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)... Find out more about the consultation process: Consultations and engagement opportunities... Find out…

Independent and Non-maintained Special Schools

Independent schools are usually privately run for profit. Non-maintained schools are usually managed by charitable organisations and are not profit-making. Neither are maintained/overseen by local authorities. Most children with an education health and care plan or a statement of special educational needs will be able…

What does the local authority / Hackney Learning Trust expect schools and other education settings to do?

Offer a warm welcome.. We want to encourage parents/carers of children and young people with SEND to visit schools, and for schools to be aware of and plan for needs, rather than this be a surprise when the child is allocated directly through the general…

Preparing for Adulthood - Health and Wellbeing

The Health and Wellbeing Pathway map is a good visual prompt for what needs to be thought about and planned for so that young people have their needs met and so thought can be given, in advance, to all areas of their lives affected by…

How does Hackney assist pupils with SEND to access schools and the National Curriculum?

Hackney, like all other Local Authorities in the UK, has a legal requirement to ensure that all children and young people with special educational needs and / or disabilities (SEND) have access to the National Curriculum through differentiation / their work being broken down helpfully.…

Hackney Primary Schools SEN information

SEN information reports are intended to tell you: How the school's SEN policy is used. How help and support for pupils with SEND works in that setting. What happens regarding additional support. How and who will support children who need it. The SEN information report…

What is a school SEN information report?

Schools and SEN information: Under the special educational needs and disability (SEND) reforms each schools is required to provide information for parents on how they support children and young people with SEND. There are two main sources of SEND information that parents can access from…

Hackney Secondary Schools SEN information

SEN information reports are intended to tell you how the school's SEN policy is used. How help and support for pupils with SEND works in that setting. What happens regarding additional support. How and who will support children who need it. The SEN information report…

Documents Library

Feedback on sharing relevant SEND documents in a documents library has been positive.  We will continue to add relevant documents in this way.  Our aim in doing this is to make it easier for parents/carers, SENCos, professionals and others working in SEND to find the…
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