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  1. 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…
  2. Information on Personal Budget/Direct Payment

    If an assessment by a local council shows that care services should be provided, you or the person you are looking after, have a right to ask for a direct payment instead of having the service arranged by a local council. This cash payment allows…
  3. Information, Advice and Support

    Do you need help or advice or are you just looking for a chance to network with other families? In this section, you will find information about local and national services and organisations as well as links to useful websites offering support to Manchester families…
  4. Invitation to COVID-19 vaccination for 12 to 15 year olds

    Dear Parent/Guardian As you will be aware, all 12-15 year olds across the UK are currently being offered a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer vaccine) as the next phase of the national COVID-19 vaccination programme.  As part of this programme, vaccinations are being delivered by the NHS teams from Manchester Local Care…
  5. 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…
  6. 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…
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