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Sufficiency of Specialist places for Children and Young People with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) across the Bradford District

23 May 2019

Sufficiency of Specialist places for Children and Young People with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) across the Bradford District

Purpose of the Consultation The Council has a statutory duty to keep under review the provision it makes for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) whilst also ensuring there are sufficient specialist ...

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Bradford Matrix of Need Guidance 2019

23 May 2019

Bradford Matrix of Need Guidance 2019

The Bradford's Matrix of Need, outlining shared expectations around meeting the needs of children with SEND has now been posted on BSO and here on the Local Offer . This replaces the previous 'Range Guidance' The Matrix of Need aims to ...

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Update on the SEND Consultation

23 May 2019

Update on the SEND Consultation

The pre-publication consultation phase, for sharing and gathering information with all interested parties on the sufficiency of specialist places for children and young people with SEND, has now come to an end.  The pre-publication consultation ...

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A short guide to the local area SEND Inspection in Bradford

23 May 2019

Guide to the Local Authority Area SEND Inspection in Bradford

OFSTED and CQC framework for inspection of local area services for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) What is the inspection framework for local area SEND Services? From May 2016, OFSTED and the Care Quality Commission ...

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Guide to the SEND Code of Practice: For Parents

23 May 2019

Guide to the SEND Code of Practice: For Parents

A new guide from the Department for Education which explains the new SEN and disability (SEND) Code of Practice to parents. This guide is a short, more accessible way to understand Part 3 of the Children & Families Act and the other documents ...

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0-25 SEND Inclusive Education Service

23 May 2019

0-25 SEND Inclusive Education Service

The Local Authority has reviewed the SEND services traded offer to ensure that it is fit for purpose and as a result we will continue to trade our services around Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) unless there is specific reference in ...

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The Bradford SEND Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Bradford Council. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that are available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the Bradford Council or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information.

Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.