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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…

Types of school places for children with SEND

All children are entitled to an education. Different school options suit different children with different needs but all schools should be welcoming to students with SEND. Schools should use their best endeavours to make sure students with SEND are appropriately supported and make reasonable adjustments…

What is Person Centred Planning?

Person centred planning, sometimes referred to as PCP aims to... Put the parent and child or young person is at the heart of the process Highlight the child or young person’s strengths and interests Take a ‘tell us once’ approach to families sharing information with…

Personal Budgets for Education

Personal Budgets for education Hackney Learning Trust will consider requests for personal education budgets on a case by case basis. In section J of the Education health and Care plans there will be a specified amount that could be a personal budget. This amount is…

School transport for children and young people with SEND

Some children who have SEND needs may be entitled to free school transport assistance if on completion of a transport application form they meet the travel assistance criteria in one of more of the following categories: they have special educational needs, disability or mobility problems…

Preparing for adulthood – friends, relationships and communities

Young people with SEND say that while employment, independent living and housing are important, having friends and good social lives is the most important part of their lives. Young people with additional needs and disability alongside their non-disabled peers have the right to choose to: have…

School exclusions - information and advice

Being excluded from school even for a short time (a fixed term exclusion) can be very distressing for a child or young person and for their parents or carers. Certain procedures must be followed when a child or young person is excluded from a school or…

Consultations and engagement opportunities...

On this page of Hackney's Local Offer website you can find out about current engagement opportunities, pilot projects, piolt schemes or SEND relevant policies that are being consulted on.  You can look at the information made available or attend events to find out more, then make comments…

What's On?

Want to know what's happening in and around your local area? Looking for something to do?  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 living in…

Difficulties with using the internet

Why has Hackney's put it's information about local services and support for children and young people 0-25 with special educational needs and / or disabilities on a website and not made a printed version? This is because information for different people aged 0-25 with a range of additional needs…
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