What does SEND mean?
A child or young person aged from 0 to 25 years has special educational needs or disability (SEND) if they:
SEN is a legal term. A detailed description can be found in the SEND Code of Practice (SEN on page 15 and disability on page 16). Or you can read the easy-read version of the SEND Code of Practice from Mencap.
Children with SEND may need extra help or support, or special provision made for them to have the same opportunities of other children of their age.
If your child has a SEND, their needs will fall into one or more of the following 4 areas. To find out more about each area of needs, what support Deanesfield provides and how to support at home, please click below.
Further information about Inclusion and SEN can be found on our website as follows: