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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…

Hackney Secondary Schools SEN information

Hackney Secondary Schools Hackney Learning Trust have more information on admissions on their website. Please see here: Hackney Learning Trust - Admissions and Transfers For SEND admissions please contact the.. Special Educational Needs Administration Team SEN Information Reports: SEN information reports are intended to tell…

Autism - information and support

Autism is a lifelong condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. Autism is on a spectrum and is often called Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC). This means that even though children and young people with ASD have the same…

Hackney Local Offer regular updates...

Hackney's Local Offer website development involves attending a wide range of meetings, forums and opportunities with teams, services, parents and young people. This work is intended to help increase the wider understanding of SEND and local processes as well as the availability of local services…

Preparing for adulthood - Independence & Independent living

Young people with SEND, housing and independent living Preparing for Adulthood - Pathways maps The Preparing for adulthood pathways maps (the illustrated maps at the tops of the Preparing for Adulthood pages) are from an older document but can still be used to help improve…

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…

Preparing for your Adult Life

Transitions are changes or moves for example the change from being a child to becoming an adult.   When young people are 18 the services and support they receive will be from adult services. This means that the support they get and the people they…

Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools (WAMHS) Project

What is WAMHS? The Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools (WAMHS) project is a new initiative led by the CAMHS Alliance with the support of the Children and Young People’s Integrated Commissioning work stream City & Hackney. This innovative project aims to improve mental health…

What is the Local Offer?

Since September 2014 some of the laws and requirements for services that support children and young people with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND) have changed. You can find out more about who is required to do what in: The Children and Families Act 2014…
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