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14-25 years old and worried about your education, health or social care?

Many young people ask their parents or carers for help if they are worried about things.  These are people who know you well.  But if you find it hard to speak to them about something, there are other people who can help. If you are…

Accessibility Strategy 2020/21

This Accessibility Strategy, which is part of the over-arching SEN, Inclusion and Disability Policy, sets out how Wandsworth will work with its partners to remove barriers that might impede children and young people from achieving their aspirations and participating fully in school life.  This can…

Bereavement Information and Support

Losing someone important to us can be emotionally devastating - whether that be a partner, family member, friend or pet. It is natural to go through a range of physical and emotional processes as we gradually come to terms with the loss.   Grief doesn’t have…

Children's Services Commissioning Strategy 2020-2022

Commissioning is the strategic activity of identifying need, allocating resources and procuring a provider to best meet that need, within available resources. Effective and intelligent commissioning enables us to procure services that deliver the priority outcomes set out in our strategic plans: those that meet the…

Choose an independent school in Wandsworth

Independent schools are privately funded schools that normally require the payment of fees to attend. There are a variety of Independent Schools in Wandsworth or within easy reach of the borough. The Choose an Independent School brochure (click to visit the download link) contains information about…

Education Health and Care Plan Documents

The SEND handbook is designed as a guide to the process of assessment and identification of special educational needs including SEN support and an Education, Health and Care Needs assessment.  This has been revised following the first 6 years of implementing the reforms and reflects…

GDPR and the DCR, WAND and WAND+ card holders

The General Data Protection Regulation or "GDPR" – what does it mean for the information we hold about DCR, WAND and WAND+ members? Organisations (like the Local Authority) must manage data that we hold about individuals, keep records about what information we have, why we…

High Needs Provision Capital Allocation

The Government is supporting local authorities to deliver new places and improve existing provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and / or Disabilities. This funding has been provided to local authorities through a new grant called the High Needs Provision Capital…

How to complain, compliment or feedback about a Wandsworth SEND local offer service, activity or provider

If possible, please make your complaint, give your compliment or feedback  direct to the person you are dealing with, or their manager, using their complaints, compliments and/or feedback procedures. If you want to complain, compliment or feedback about a local offer service, activity or provider you can …

Identifying and assessing Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Concerns about difficulties and additional needs may become apparent from a very early age or at any point in a child or young person’s life. Medical needs may be identified from birth and picked up by hospital professionals while other developmental concerns may become apparent…