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What is SEND

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Children learn at different rates and in different ways. Your child with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) may have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn than most children of the same age.  Page contents   What special educational needs are  What a disability is  …

Special educational needs support in early years

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All preschool children will have their progress assessed. Between the ages of one and two, your early years setting along with your child’s health visitor should check your child’s strengths as well as areas where they may be progressing slower.   You should receive a summary of your child’s development. This will include:  personal, social and emotional development  communication and…

How to have your say about special education needs and disabilities and the SEND Local Offer

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There are a number of ways you can tell us your views about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and the SEND local offer in South Gloucestershire. You can also read summaries of previous feedback in our annual feedback reports. Feedback to Council   We continue…

Resources for schools and education settings supporting children with special educational needs

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The following resources or toolkits have been designed to be used by schools /education settings across South Gloucestershire for children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and disability. Documents on this page are intended to assist educational settings in supporting children and young…

Youth centres

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South Gloucestershire Council commissions youth activities through four contractors and their subcontractors: Foundation for Active Community Engagement (FACE) Creative Youth Network Learning Partnership West  Diversity Trust.  More information on specific youth centres in the area including session times, locations and themes is available on their…

School meals

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Page contents: School meals Universal infant free school meals Free School Meals Applying for free school meals Free school meals during school holidays  School Meals School meals can save you time on preparing lunches and offer children and young people a wide choice of healthy…

Area SEND Inspection

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July 2020 In May, Ofsted and CQC published the findings of their February revisit of services in South Gloucestershire for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND). The letter noted progress that has been made since the original inspection in 2017,…

Find primary schools

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Choosing a school for your child is an important decision that any parent has to make.   Before you decide on a primary school arrange to visit your local schools to get a feel for their ethos and their values.   When visiting think about how it made you feel.  Did…

Home education

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Education is compulsory whereas attending school is not.  Although most parents choose to send their children to school, some will educate their children at home.  This is called Elective Home Education. Page contents: Elective Home Education (EHE) What to consider before deciding to home educate…