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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 with transport

Help getting your child to and from school.


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SEND - Pathfinder

Help us simplify the process of getting help and support to parents and carers.


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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.


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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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Children with an Education, Health and Care Plan starting primary school

If your child has a Statement of SEN/Education, Health & Care Plan (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.