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Find secondary schools

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Choosing a secondary school is an important decision that you and your child will have to make.  Before you decide on choosing a school arrange to visit your local secondary schools to get a feel for their ethos and their values.  During the autumn term,…

Getting a diagnosis

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Children can be born with a disability or medical condition for many reasons. Parents often worry that this may be their fault. It is important to remember this is rarely the case. Diagnosis is the formal process for identifying a disability, learning difficulty or health…

Higher education

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In year 12 and 13 you will need to decide whether to you want to continue with your education and obtain further qualifications, look at training alternatives such as higher-level apprenticeships or decide to look for a job.  Here we show what you need to consider if you decide to…

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…

Hospital services for children and adults with SEND

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Coming to hospital, whether planned or in an emergency, can be a worrying time.   For children and people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), a hospital visit can be even more challenging, and may happen more often depending on the disability.  This article covers information about the additional help and support your child or any person…

How education settings support children with special educational needs

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If you think your child may have special educational needs or has a disability that is impacting on their learning it is important you understand what your child is entitled to and the steps to take if you think your child needs extra help in their education setting.  The South Glos Way Inclusion Toolkit…