Most pupils with special educational needs attend local mainstream schools, but some will be placed at special schools or specialist schools.
Most children with special educational needs can be supported in local mainstream schools without involvement from us.
However, some pupils require extra support. As far as possible, we try to deliver this extra support at local mainstream schools. However, in exceptional cases it may be more appropriate to place a child with a Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan at either:
The type of additional support a child needs is decided on in consultation with parents and professionals, following a full formal assessment.
Rochdale has been named as one of the boroughs to receive a new special school.
Phone: Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.45pm.
Education, Health and Care TeamEarly Help and SchoolsFloor 4Number One Riverside Smith Street Rochdale OL16 1XU