Gov’t Advice: Supporting children & young people with SEND as schools etc prepare for wider opening

This is the Government’s latest Guidance for settings managing children and young people with complex special educational needs and disability (SEND) during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. It also has relevance for parents and guardians of young people with SEND.

Details

From the beginning of the autumn term, we will expect all pupils, in all year groups and setting types, to return to school full time. Guidance to support special schools, and other specialist education settings, to prepare for full opening is available.

Risk assessment guidance for the following settings managing children and young people with an education, health and care (EHC) plan or complex needs during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

  • special schools
  • specialist colleges
  • local authorities
  • any other settings managing children and young people with SEND
Published 19 April 2020
Last updated 24 July 2020