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SENCos in Early Years Provision

Nursery schools that are maintained by the local authority must ensure that they have a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) who is a qualified teacher.  The Early Years Foundation Stage Framework requires other Early Years providers to have arrangements in place for meeting children’s SEN. …

SEND Co-production Group

A SEND Coproduction Group, co-chaired by the Parent and Carer Engagementmanager for Centre 404 and the Head of Pupil Services for Islington Council, meet six times a year to support the strategic development of person-centred services for children with SEND in Islington. Half of the…

SEND Discount Cards

Many people use a recent Disability Living Allowance (DLA) letter or a copy of the EHC Plan to prove that they or a member of your family has a disability. Having proof of a disability may help to: get concessionary rates or free entrance for a…

SEND in the Early Years

It is critical that there is no delay in the early years in identifying the need for, and making any necessary special educational provision. Delay can give rise to loss of self-esteem, frustration and subsequent learning and behaviour difficulties. Early action is crucial to future…

SEND Information Leaflets for Parents

Education, Health and Care Assessment - A Quick Guide Education, Health and Care Assessment - A Guide for Parents and Carers Annual Reviews and further help Preparing for Adulthood

SEND Outcomes Framework

Focus on outcomes All plans should be written in collaboration with, parents, children and young people. They should be outcomes driven. Plans should not be about input determined by a professional, but have has the child / young person at the centre, with the child…

SEND Outreach Services

SEND Outreach Services are commissioned on behalf of Islington’s mainstream schools to an agreed service specification. Their role is to improved outcomes for all children and young people with SEND by helping schools to increase their capacity to meet a wider range of needs. The…

SEND Parent Consultants

To support the development and promotion our Local Offer, Islington Clinical Commissioning Group (Health) in partnership with the LA, have recruited and trained six local parents of children with SEND to enable them to undertake ‘parent to parent’ consultation to inform local commissioning arrangements. The…

SEND Policy Documents

On this page you can browse our local SEND Policy documents: SEND Joint Commissioning Strategy and Action Plan CAMHS Transformation Plan 2015 - 2020 Inclusion Statement Co-production Concordat Early Help Strategy Short Breaks Quality Framework for EHC Assessment and Planning The Sustainability and Transformation Plan…

SEND Support Plan

A SEND Support plan can be drawn up by a class teacher, with the advice of a SENCO where appropriate, to help the parent and the school identify the child's needs and interventions to meet them. It is a teaching and learning plan and should…

Services for disabled children in Islington

Islington's Disabled Children's Services are made up of teams of education, health and social care professionals working together to support disabled children and their families. You can find full details of the support services available for families with disabled children on Islington's Local Offer directory.

Setting up a Nursery

If you are interested in setting up a nursery in Islington, you will want to consider where there migt be a demand for childcare. Islington's Childcare Sufficiency Assessment will give you an indication of which areas of Islington have a need for further childcare. Islington is…

Sexual abuse and rape

If you have been raped, made to have sex when you didn’t want it or you have been touched in a way that makes you feel frightened or uncomfortable it is a crime. It is never your fault, no one has the right to have…

Sexual Health Services for Young People with SEND

Sexual Health Services for Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) aged up to 25 years of age are provided through a number of Young People’s Sexual Health Clinics based within the Islington area.  These sexual health services can be contacted directly by a…

Short Breaks

Short Breaks are a way of giving parents of disabled children a break from their caring responsibilities. Short Breaks also benefit the disabled child or young person, helping them to play with friends, keep fit, improve their communication skills, gain independence or simply have fun.…

Short Breaks for children with severe and complex needs

The Council funds a range of clubs, activities and services that provide short breaks for severe and complex disabilities.  These are sometimes called Targeted Short Breaks. They are only open to people who have been assessed as needing them. This is explained in the Islington…

Single Route of Redress - National Trial

In line with Schedule 2 of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 all local areas in England are required to publish details in their local offers for ‘notifying parents and young people of their right to appeal a decision of the local authority…

Sixth Form and College Open Events 2020-21

The Sixth Form and College Open Events for 2020-21 bulletin has details of open events at local sixth forms and further education colleges. Events can be added and changed so please check with the sixth form or college before attending.