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  1. 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?…
  2. Information and advice on Apprenticeships

    Information regarding funding high needs students on apprenticeships can be found in the funding principles for 2015/16.  Apprenticeships Apprenticeships are also another option for high needs students. High needs funding for apprentices is met by the EFA through the SFA’s apprenticeship funding methodology, in summary…
  3. JSNA (Joint Strategic Needs Assessment)

    What is JSNA? A JSNA stands for a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.  A JSNA describes a process that identifies current and future health and wellbeing needs in light of existing services and informs future service planning taking into account evidence of effectiveness.  A JSNA identifies 'the big picture', in terms of the…
  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. Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

    The Local Government Ombudsman is a service that investigates complaints from the public about councils (and some other bodies providing public services) in England. It also investigates complaints about registered adult social care providers. It is the last stage of the complaints process for people who have given the council…
  6. Local Offer Coronavirus Advice and Information

        During the pandemic, we pulled together a wide range of information to support families. This page is no longer being updated. We are currently keeping it as an archive in case anyone needs to reference the information. For updates on Covid 19, as…
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