All children are entitled to an education that enables them to:
- achieve the best possible educational and other outcomes, and
- become confident young children with a growing ability to communicate their own views and ready to make the transition into compulsory education
- fulfil their potential and work towards their aspirations.
Some children’s difficulties will be resolved through good quality teaching, reasonable adjustments and partnership working with families. Some children’s or a young person’s difficulties may fall in the definition of SEND.
Note for Young Adults: The whole process described is available to Young Adults, over the age of 16 years, making their own decisions.
Resolution of any concerns at this stage will be through talking to the keyworker, class teacher, SENCO or Senior Leader in the setting.
Children and Families Act 2014 Part 3
SEND Code of Practice (2014) Chapters 5 & 6