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6 Nov 2015

High Needs Funding Arrangements

DfE has recently published information for local authorities and institutions about the high needs funding arrangements for 2016 and 2017.

In the guidance, they confirm “Independent special schools are not part of the high needs place funding system in 2016. Local authorities will remain responsible for all the funding that independent schools receive for children and young people with SEN.”

17 Aug 2016 Special Educational Needs and Disability

Mental health in education

The Institute of Public Policy and Research (‘IPPR’) have published details about a new study

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2 Jun 2016 Special Educational Needs and Disability

Ofqual consultation on specifications on reasonable adjustments

Ofqual consultation

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8 Apr 2016 Special Educational Needs and Disability

High Needs Funding

DfE has launched a consultation on High Needs Funding Reform.

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3 Mar 2016 Special Educational Needs and Disability

Guide for health professionals

DfE has issued a guide for health professionals.

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1 Mar 2015

Mental health and behaviour in schools

Departmental advice for school staff from the Department for Education.

3 Mar 2015

SEND Code of Practice FAQ for Independent Schools

Frequently Asked Questions for Independent Schools on the SEND Code of Practice and the Children and Families Act 2014.