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SEND News Bulletin

SEND News is a bi-monthly newsletter, published by Blackburn with Darwen Council, especially for people working with children and young people with SEND in education settings in the borough.  In each edition we will share information relevant to you, whether that’s the latest SEND news,…

SEND Stay & Play October Half Term Group.

Come along to our October Half Term play group. Thursday 24th October  10.00am - 11.30 am At Livesey Children’s Centre, Andrew Close, Blackburn, BB2 4NU Tel: 01254 507950

SEND Stay & Play Summer Groups.

Come along to our summer holiday play groups. Wednesday 31ST July & 14th August, 10.00am - 11.30 am At Livesey Children’s Centre, Andrew Close, Blackburn, BB2 4NU Tel: 01254 507950 Wednesday 7th August & 21st August, 10.00am-11.30am At Wensley Fold Children’s Centre, Carnarvon Rd, Blackburn,…

SEND Stay and Play 0 to 5 years, Darwen 2018

Looking for something to do with your early years child with SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)? Need some advice or thinking ahead about your young SEND child? Free entrance to Happy Daze Play Centre, Taylor Streer, Darwen BB3 1DQ  01254 760220 Free refreshments Tuesday 6th…

Short Breaks for Disabled Children: A Legal Guide

The purpose of this guide is to assist local authority officers and Members to understand the law in relation to short breaks and to apply it effectively. This should assist in supporting and protecting the provision of vital services for families. It is important in…

Special educational needs and disability (SEND) code of practice: 0 to 25 years

This document provides statutory guidance for organisations who work with and support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. In addition to the SEND Code of Practice you may also be interested in viewing Special Educational Needs and Disability: A Guide for…

Special Educational Needs and Disability: A Guide for Parents

This document in the Downloads box is a guide from the Department for Education. It provides an introduction to the system intoduced in 2014. Pages 47-54 contain an extensive list of useful contact details including links for further information and support. Contents    Foreword  …

Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage

Please select the link to your right to view the statutory guidance relating to the Early Years Foundation Stage published by the department of education.

Understanding the eye care and vision needs of pupils with SEND

Created in partnership with See Ability, this practical guide aims to ensure all pupils with SEND attending mainstream and special schools are enabled to make the most of their vision. This guide is for teaching and support staff, SENCOs, therapists and health staff from mainstream and…

What to expect, when?

What to expect, when? Guidance to your child’s learning and development in the early years foundation stage
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