Our Special Educational Needs and Disability coordinator (SENCo) is Ms Ryder. If you would like to contact her please send a message through to [email protected] The New SEN Code of Practice 2014 The main changes from the SEN Code of Practice (2001) reflect the changes introduced by the Children and Families Act 2014. These are: • The Code of Practice (2014) covers the 0-25 age range and includes guidance relating to disabled children and young people as well as those with SEN • There is a clearer focus on the participation of children and young people and parents in decision-making at individual and strategic levels • There is a stronger focus on high aspirations and on improving outcomes for children and young people • It includes guidance on the joint planning and commissioning of services to ensure close co-operation between education, health and social care • It includes guidance on publishing a Local Offer of support for children and young people with SEN or disabilities • There is new guidance for education and training settings on taking a graduated approach to identifying and supporting pupils and students with SEN (to replace School Action and School Action Plus) • For children and young people with more complex needs a co-ordinated assessment process and the new 0-25 Education, Health and Care plan (EHC plan) replace statements and Learning Difficulty Assessments (LDAs) • There is a greater focus on support that enables those with SEN to succeed in their education and make a successful transition to adulthood • Information is provided on relevant duties under the Equality Act 2010 • Information is provided on relevant provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Click here to view the letter from Edward Timpson at the Department for Education Click here for the Moorside Junior and Infant Schools’ SEN Information Report: January 2018 Click here to see The North Yorkshire local offer
|Cognition and learning||Click here|
|Emotional, social and behaviour||Click here|
|Sensory and physical||Click here|
|Communication and interaction||Click here|
|Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - a guide for Parents and Carers||Click here|
|How Schools are Held to Account for SEND Provision July 2014||Click here|
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