Support for children aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Education for 11 to 18 year olds with SEND

This section has information on support for children and young people aged 11 to 18 years with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

This page summarises support available for school age children and young people with SEND.

This page summarises support available for young people with SEND aged 16 plus in education.

Young people are required to be in education or training until their eighteenth birthday. However, this does not necessarily mean staying in school, but can include college, full time work or volunteering combined with part-time education/training or apprenticeships.

Visit the Preparing for Adulthood learning and training section for more information relevant to young people age 14 and over.

The Local Offer for Children & Young People with SEND and their families