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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  …

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…

Area SEND Inspection

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January 2024: Ofsted and CQC work together to inspect education, health and care services for children and young people with SEND in a local area, to make sure they are effective. These Area SEND inspections follow a new framework introduced from January 2023 and last…

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…

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…

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…