SEND Strategic Review

Review of Provision for Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)  In accordance with Devon’s SEND Strategy and implementation plan, Devon County Council is undertaking an annual review of education provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. As part of the review, the Council is undertaking a short series of surveys during Continue reading →

Preparing for Adulthood page updates

The SEND Preparing for Adulthood pages have been updated. We have tried to make it easier to find important information and make the whole area of the website less confusing. We did this because website analytics and feedback from users told us that people couldn’t always find what they were looking for. The SEND Code Continue reading →

Small Grants Scheme 2017-18

The small grant fund is now open for applications for the remainder of this financial year 2017-18. Application form Guidance notes Please note that the closing date for this round of funding is 3rd November and late applications cannot be considered. In this round of applications we are also considering retrospective funding of grants for Continue reading →

DIAS Parent Information Events

DIAS will be running a series of Parent Information Events, hosted by local schools throughout the autumn term. Tuesday 10th October – The Grove Primary School, Totnes, 1pm-3pm Wednesday 18th October – Uffculme School, 11am-1pm Thursday 19th October – Hatherleigh Primary School, 3.30-5.30pm Wednesday 8th November – Chulmleigh Community College, 7pm-9pm Wednesday 15th November – Continue reading →

Upcoming website consultation events

Devon County Council promotes ongoing engagement in SEND provision through the SEND Local Offer.  We also hold consultations around specific pieces of work. We have asked Living Options Devon to help us develop a new Health and Care website and to improve Devon’s Pinpoint community directory. We are running some short 1 hour workshops for different Continue reading →

SEN Funding update

I am writing to all parents, carers and schools, because I want to be absolutely clear about the changes the County Council is making regarding assessment processes and funding for SEN. A briefing letter I wrote to head teachers before the end of term has been widely misinterpreted and has led to a great deal Continue reading →

DISC Plus Summer Newsletter

SEND Parent Information Events at schools

Feedback from parent carers who received an EHC Plan in May 2017

SEN 0-25 Team – Meet the Team

The SEN 0-25 Team has changed the way it organises its areas. There are now four area teams, similar to the areas of people working in Health and Social Care. You can contact anyone in the SEN 0-25 Team by phoning 01392 383000 and saying their name. SEN 0-25 – Meet the Team SEN area postcodes – Devon Continue reading →