As part of the Children and Families Bill the Government are changing how children with SEN are supported in schools. The document below gives an outline to these changes:
Information on the forthcoming changes to SEND Legislation
The way in which schools are funded for children with SEN has already changes (Apr 2013), but the law has not yet changed. This document shows how schools are now funded:
School Funding for SEN from April 2013
We at REACH Wokingham are already working with the Local Authority on the development of the ‘Local Offer’, and a wider consultation with all parents will be following shortly.
There will be other pieces of work based on the other areas of the legislation which we will shortly be working on. Examples of this are how the assessment process will work and be carried out, what an Education, Health and Care plan will look like, how personal budgets will work.
We will need to get the views of parents about the changes. If you wish to be informed about these, or want to be involved in focus groups and working parties then please complete the contact form below:
We have already had the opportunity to give feedback on the Indicative (rough draft) Code of Practice, and here it is…
Indicative Code of Practice Consultation Feedback
Indicative Code of Practice – March 2013