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SEND Early Years Hub

All children are entitled to an education that enables them to achieve the best possible educational and other outcomes, and become confident young children with a growing ability to communicate their own views and ready to make the transition into compulsory education.

The SEND Code of Practice describes the principles that should be observed by all professionals working with children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities. These include:

  • Taking into account the views of children, young people and their families
  •  Enabling children, young people and their parents to participate in decision-making
  •  Collaborating with partners in education, health and social care to provide support
  •  Identifying the needs of children and young people
  •  Making high quality provision to meet the needs of children and young people
  •  Focusing on inclusive practices and removing barriers to learning
  •  Helping children and young people to prepare for adulthood

You can read the SEND Code of Practice and the SEND Guide for Early Years Settings using the links below.

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