All Suffolk Local Authority (LA) maintained schools have a similar approach to meeting the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and /or disabilities and are supported by the LA to ensure that all pupils, regardless of their specific needs, make the best possible progress in school.
All schools are supported to be as inclusive as possible, with the needs of pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) being met in a mainstream setting wherever possible.
The broad areas of SEND need are:
- Communication and Interaction.
- Cognition and Learning.
- Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties.
- Sensory and/or Physical.
What is the Local Offer?
Suffolk Local Offer
The Children and Families Bill was enacted in September 2014. From this date Local authorities and schools are required to publish, and keep under review, information about the services children, young people and their families can expect from a range of local agencies, including education, health and social care. You can access the local offer by clicking on the link below.