SEND Local Offer feedback and annual reports

The Children and Families Act places a duty on every local authority to publish a Local Offer, setting out in one place information on the provision they expect to be available in their area for children and young people (from 0-25 years) who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

It is a source of information about provision from the local authority, health, schools and other educational settings and the voluntary sector.

The Local Offer has two main purposes:

  • to provide clear, comprehensive and accessible information about the support and opportunities that are available
  • to make provision more responsive to local needs and aspirations by directly involving children and young people with SEN, parents carers, and service providers in its development and review.

Our SEND Local Offer has been planned and produced with parents, carers, services across the local authority and health, schools, colleges and early years settings and voluntary sector colleagues. First published on 1 September 2014,  and a refresh in 2019. 

SEND local offer annual reports

Current report 

Local offer 2018-2019 annual report

Previous SEND local offer annual reports  

Local offer update up to March 2019 feedback update

Local offer 2016-2017 annual report 

Local offer 2015-2016 annual report  

Local offer 2014-2015 annual report 

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