The SEND Local Offer is a resource which is designed to support children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities and their families. It describes the services and provision that are available both to those families in Nottingham that have an Education, Health and Care Plan and those who do not have a plan, but still experience some form of special educational need. The SEND Local Offer includes information about public services across education, health and social care, as well as those provided by the private, voluntary and community sectors.
Information on Nottingham LA’s Local Offer can be found on the local authority’s website: www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/localoffer
Information on Nottinghamshire’s LA Local Offer can be found on the local authority’s website: www.nottinghamshire.sendlocaloffer.org.uk
You can also find additional support information on the websites below:
Parent Partnership: www.ppnotts.org.uk – guidance and impartial information, advice and support
National Association of SEN: www.nasen.org.uk
Department for Education: www.dfe.gov.uk
ASD – Focus Provision
Bluecoat Primary Academy works closely with Nottingham City council to support a prescribed number of students with ASD to re-engage with an inclusive mainstream education. Our aim is to support these students so they can receive their education alongside class peers. Additional support comes from the teacher in charge of the Focus Provision, and Teaching Assistants. Applications for a place comes through specialist support workers from the Nottingham City Council educational services.