SEN - How A School Should Help

 

SEN help at school

 

The statutory guidance on inclusive schooling that exists for all state schools and nurseries for children with SEN in England doesn't apply to schools in other parts of the UK (they have their own guidance) or those in the independent sector, who can please themselves.

However, fears of future litigation mean independent schools are beginning to take special needs very seriously and many will follow the guidelines or similar.


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