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  1. The Local Offer Review Board

    From 1 September 2014, the Local Offer Review Board replaced the Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (LDD) Board.  The Board members are from health, education, schools and social care as well as representatives from parent groups in Manchester. The purpose of the board is to ensure…
  2. Special Provision Fund Capital Plan 2021

    This plan shows how Manchester local authorities is planning to use capital funding provided by the Department for Education to invest in new provision to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND. Please see the attached download.
  3. Manchester's Register of Disabled Children

    Manchester's Register of Disabled Children The Register is a database of children and young people aged 0-19 years with disabilities or special educational needs. The Register aims to improve access and take up of services, and identify gaps in provision. The information you provide is…
  4. LASEND Manchester City Council letter to Area Parents

    16 November 2021 Inspection of Manchester City Council local area’s effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of, and improving outcomes for, children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) from Monday 22 November to Friday 26 November 2021. Ofsted and…
  5. How to use the Local Offer

    Are you new to the Local Offer? Are you a parent? Come to our Local Offer drop-in's thoughout Manchester for a demonstration of how to use the local offer. We have drop in's in the North, Central & South of the city.  Are you a professional?…
  6. Manchester joint area SEND inspection letter

    In November 2021, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission conducted a joint inspection of Manchester to judge how effectively the local area has implemented the special educational needs and disability reforms. The findings from the inspection have now been published on the Ofsted website.  …
  7. NW SEND Regional Network March 2022

    Please click here to see the full Newsletter. If there are particular areas of work or themes that you would like support with, activities or events then do let us know. We would also welcome any good news you have to share, or challenges you’d…
  8. SEND Review - Have Your Say

    The government has published an important green paper on the future of the special educational needs and disabilities and alternative provision system. Better support is needed to ensure every child and young person with SEND can thrive and be well prepared for adult life. Parents, carers…
  9. NW SEND Regional Network April 2022

    Please click here to see the full Newsletter. If there are particular areas of work or themes that you would like support with, activities or events then do let us know. We would also welcome any good news you have to share, or challenges you’d…
  10. NW SEND Regional Network February 2022

    Please click here to see the full Newsletter. If there are particular areas of work or themes that you would like support with, activities or events then do let us know. We would also welcome any good news you have to share, or challenges you’d…
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