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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to the questions we get asked the most about everything SENDIASS

Q What is a SENDIASS?


SENDIASS stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Information, Advice, Support Service.

Q What are Special Educational Needs?


A child or young person has SEN if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her.

Q What should I do if I think my child has SEN?


Speak to your child’s teacher or the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) to discuss any concerns you have. It’s also useful to read the schools SEND policy on their website.

Q What is Special Educational Provision?


Special educational provision is any educational or training provision that is additional to, or different from, that made generally for other children or young people of the same age.