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High Needs Funding in 2017-18 – Government Annoucement

12:07 25 July in National News

The Government has announced arrangements for school and high needs funding in 2017-18. The announcement<> confirms the Government’s commitment to introduce fairer funding, and the need to do so at a manageable pace following careful consultation. In that context the government will not be making...

SEND data released

15:09 07 June in National News

Please see below links to two SEN publications released by the Department for Education. Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England 2016: SEN: analysis and summary of data sources: Summary of findings: There were 256, 315 pupils with statements or plans, an increase of 16,130 on...

Ofsted/CQC inspection framework published

15:30 03 May in National News

The Framework and Guidance for Inspectors has been published by the DfE and can be found at the following links: User journey mapping research report published The SEND reforms put children and families at the heart of the SEND system, and local areas are working hard to...