Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

A new Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice came into place in England on 1st September 2014. From this point, our school has worked with the school community to enable us to produce our SEND Policy and SEND Information Report.

If you require any further information please click on any of the links below:

SEND Code of Practice

DfE SEND Code of Practice, Parent guide

KCC Local Offer

Kent Inclusion Statement

Mainstream Core Standards:

Special Educational Needs Mainstream Core Standards

A guide for parents 

MCS Family Training


SEND Support for parents:

Information Advice and Support Kent (IASK)
HELPLINE: 03000 41 3000 
Office: 03000 412412


Additional Useful SEND Websites:
MindEd is a free educational resource on children, young people, adults and older people's mental health.   


Speech and Language - Lots of useful tips and strategies to help children's speech and language skills.


National Autistic Society - offers lots of practical advice and support for parents and carers.


Young Minds - Practical advice for helping parents and carers whose child has a diagnosis or thinks they might have ADHD. 



For SEND queries please contact the school SENCO on: Senco@sholdenprimary.org.uk