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How to make a complaint to do with Children's Social Care...

Complaining about a Social Care  or a local authority service or department  A formal complaint is the way you can tell a service that you are not happy or satisfied about something that they did or didn't do.  Formal complaints about council services must be…

What's on?

Looking for something to do?  Want to know what's happening in and around your local area? Going out and meeting other people is an important part of life for everyone. There are lots of different activities, opportunities and groups for families and young people who…

What is Person Centred Planning?

Overview Person Centred Planning (PCP) was first developed in the 1980s as a way to enable children and adults to move out of special placements in schools or hospital into mainstream life. Person Centred Planning is built on the values of inclusion. It looks at…

Needs Assessments - Adult Social Care

How do adult services in Hackney understand and agree if a young adult needs support? Adult services are different from children's services and have different thresholds of eligibility. Before support from adult services can be arranged they will need to understand your needs. This means…

Difficulties with using the internet

Why are we sharing information digitally?  Information about services and support in Hackney for children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND) is shared digitally on a website because: Systems nationally and locally are changing. This often means how…

Success for young people on Supported Internships in Hackney...

During the last two years, Hackney Learning Trust has been working in partnership with some of the UK’s leading providers of supported employment services to run Supported Internship Programmes for young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability).  Last year over 70% of the…

Parent and carer's resource page

Special Educational Needs and Disability - the law The 2014 Children and Families Act paved the way support is given to children and young people with Special Educational Needs and or Disability (SEND) in England. Relevant legal changes are set out in the Children and Families…

SENCo Resources page...

This resource page links to useful national websites that provide specialist advice on various aspects of SEND. Please do have a look and use some of the advice and resources that these organisations have thoughtfully put together to help embed inclusion and promote the well-being and…

Inclusion and SEND support and development services for schools and settings

Training and specialist services available to nurseries, schools and other education or training settings.  Hackney Education and it's partners provide a range of training opportunities and services for schools and other settings. These help them to include and support pupils with additional needs and or…

Post 16 further education, training and study options explained

There are a range of Post 16 options availble for young people. UCAS has produced a helpful guide that explains more about different types of further study and post 16 options available to young people: Which qualifications are right for me?   The following explanations may…
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