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SEND

Additional Information for Parents and Carers of Children who have Additional Needs:

The Local Authority are responsible for ensuring that they provide details of how information, advice and supported related to SEN and disabilities can be accesses and resourced. This is identified in the Local Offer published on the www.kent.gov.uk website. The Local Authority are required to provide information to parents regarding:

'the provision they expect to be available across education, health, and social care for children and young people in their area who have SEN or are disabled including these who do not have Education, Health Care Plan (EHCP)'

http://www.kent.gov.uk/education-and-children/special-educational-needs/about-the-local-offer

Are there any other support services that could help?

National Network of Parent Carer Forums

Information, Advice and Support Kent for Parents

Family Information Services

Autism Education Trust

Dyslexia SpLD Trust

I CAN - the children's communications charity

MindED

Please contact the school if you need any further information and we will be happy to signpost you to the appropriate Outside Agency/Charity or Organisation that would best help you.

The Federation of The Downs and Northbourne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all Governors, staff, volunteers, parents and carers to share this commitment.