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Accessing a Mainstream Base (Also known as ARP or SEN Unit)

In Middlesbrough, we have various bases in mainstream settings which provide additional support for children and young people with special educational needs.  They are called either: SEN Units  -  special provisions within a mainstream school where the children with a specific type of SEN are…

Alternative Education Directory of Approved Providers

Middlesbrough Councils Alternative Provision Directory provides a list of organisationsproviding educational placements, who have at least met the minimum standards setwithin the Alternative Education tender specification, and agree to framework contractual obligations, both specification and contract available on request. Alternative Education refers to learning and…

Annual Review of EHCPs - Guidance and documents

Education, Health and Care [EHC] Plans should be used to actively monitor children and young people’s progress towards their outcomes and longer term aspirations. They must be reviewed, as a minimum, every 12 months. Reviews must focus on the child or young person’s progress towards…

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships An apprenticeship is a paid job which combines practical training in the workplace with study. As an apprentice you will: -       work alongside experienced staff; -       gain job-specific skills; -       earn a wage and get holiday pay; and -       study towards a related qualification…

Complaints - Schools

All schools have a procedure for dealing with complaints from parents and although there are slight differences in procedure from one school to another, most schools deal with complaints in a similar way. Parents should ask to speak to the child's class teacher (primary school)…

DfE Advice & Guidance Booklets

There are specific guidance booklets produced by the Department for Education to help all settings, parents, carers and young people understand the new Code of Practice. Please click on the most relevant link below: Guidance for parents and carers Guidance for children and young people…

Education, Health and Care Plans Guidance

In Middlesbrough, the majority of children with special educational needs and disability(SEND) will have their needs met in the child's local mainstream school, sometimes with the help of outside specialists. In some cases, children attend specialist bases in mainstream schools or special schools depending upon…

Guide to Personal Budgets

A Personal Budget is an agreed amount of money that is allocated to you personally by the Local Authority following an assessment of your care, support and educational needs.  This is for support to meet your needs that you decide and control.  The Children with Disabilities team…

High Needs Funding for Mainstream Schools

Mainstream schools can apply for additional High Needs Funding to support young people with Special Educational needs whether they have an EHCP or a SEN Support Plan. Funding is requested based upon our matrix descriptors. You can download the guidance document and the descriptors from…

Higher Education

Higher Education Many young people with an Education, Health and Care plan successfully progress into higher education. There is funding and support available to make sure that students with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability get the support they need to complete their studies.…
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