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Special educational needs

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SEND - The Local Offer

Services available to support children and their families who are disabled or who have special educational needs.


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Special educational needs schools

Most special needs are met within mainstream schools but sometimes you need a special school.


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Help for students with disabilities.


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The SEN process

Details of how statements of special educational needs are issued.


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Behaviour development

Extra help to improve your child's development.


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Child assessment

Information on how we assess a child's special needs.


Education provision for young people
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Education provision for young people (16-25)

Funding for young people aged between 16-25 to support their education and learning.


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Strategy for Children & Young People with SEND

Read this multi agency strategy of the Rochdale Borough Children and Young People's partnership.


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Primary school places for children with special educational needs

If your child has a Statement of SEN or My Plan, the process of starting primary school is different.


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SEND inspection 2016 action plan

Sets out the actions that will be taken following the September 2016 inspection by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission.


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Secondary school places for children with special educational needs

If your child has a Statement of SEN or My Plan, the process of transferring to secondary school is different.


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  • ​​​​​​​​​Policies and strategies - the way services are run and developed and decisions made are guided by a number of policy documents and strategies.