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Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND) and the LOCAL OFFER

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What's New on the Local Offer:

Inspection of Southend-on-Sea 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 from Monday 01 October 2018 to Friday 05 October 2018.

Please click the link below to access the letter from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission for more information.

Letter to parents and carers from Ofsted and Care Quality Commission

Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Information Portal for Schools 

Essex, Southend and Thurrock Councils have created a portal designed to find online material and content in supporting children and young people in education settings around emotional wellbeing and mental health.

The portal has information on a range of topics including, relationships, stress, anxiety & depression, risk taking behaviour and managing complex mental health conditions.

Mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children and young people and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives. It is important for young people to access the appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early age as this could have an impact on their emotional development and their futures.

  • To access the information portal for schools, please click here

Important information for young people aged 17/18 about securing a place to study for 2017/2018.

  • We are always looking to improve Southend's Local Offer and would welcome feedback. Please take a few minutes to complete the Local Offer Survey if you would prefer a paper copy please contact Julie Davis on 01702 215089   
  •  Neighbouring Council's Local Offer Pages: Essex and Thurrock  
  • Click here for a copy of the first Local Offer Newsletter these will be sent out on a half termly basis.  This has been sent to every school, early years provider and colleges  
  • News! National and Local News relating to the Local Offer: click here 

 Click here for information on: KIDS Participation Training 27th October 2017  KIDS Participation Training