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0-25 SEND, Alternative Provision and Attendance Unit Newsletter.

DfE SEND Newsletter

July 2018 edition of the Department for Education’s 0-25 SEND Newsletter can be viewed here

Contents include -


The Strategic College Improvement Fund 

Early Years Disadvantage (VCS) Grants 2018-20 

Standards Testing Agency - Inclusion experts required: forthcoming Invitation to Tender 

Pre-key stage standards to be used from the 2018/19 academic year 

SEND Tribunal: Single Route of Redress National Trial 

SEND mediation standards 

SEND Schools’ Workforce programme of work 

NHS England: Ask. Listen. Do 

Education Psychology Research Project on the Workforce in England 

Making Participation Work, Hot Topics: Wider engagement report 

SEND statistics 

  • Provision for under 5s
  • Publication of Statistical Release ‘Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England, 2018’
  • Update of annual publication ‘Special educational needs: analysis and summary of data sources’
  • Publication of research ‘Education, health and care plans: parents and young people survey’  

Development opportunities and new resources 

  • NatSIP resources available
  • Anti-bullying research reports:
  • Autism Education Trust - new website
  • Rights for Children - new website