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Independent Review of Essex SENDIASS 2020

January 19, 2021

An Independent review of the SEND IASS was commissioned by the Local Authority and took place in November 2020. The … Read more

Latest Information about Essex Special Schools during the new Lockdown

January 12, 2021

As you know on Monday 4 January, the Prime Minister announced a national lockdown in order to reduce the spread … Read more

Review of Essex SENDIASS – November 2020

October 30, 2020

Every local authority has a SEND Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS).  This service provides confidential and impartial information, advice … Read more

Short Breaks for Children and Young People with SEND Survey

September 28, 2020

Essex County Council is putting together a new commissioning strategy for services for children and young people with disabilities. To … Read more

Multi Schools Council – NEW Podcast!

April 17, 2020

The Multi Schools Council was started to help break down perceptions towards SEND and mental health in schools and the … Read more

Essex’s Written Statement of Action

April 16, 2020

From 30 September to 4 October 2019, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Essex to inspect how effectively … Read more

Small Great Things – Shenfield St Mary’s C of E Primary School

January 29, 2020

Small Great Things (SGT) is a child-led initiative supported by adults in school settings. It encourages and celebrates small acts … Read more

Meaningful Lives Matter – for people with a learning disability and/or autism

January 15, 2020

Meaningful Lives Matter has been set up by Adult Social Care teams at Essex County Council to improve the lives … Read more

Ofsted/CQC SEND Inspection – Report

December 23, 2019

From 30 September to 4 October 2019, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited Essex to inspect how effectively … Read more

Tesco – Help for Hidden Disabilities

December 9, 2019

Tesco customers with ‘hidden’ conditions such as autism, diabetes, hearing loss or multiple sclerosis often need a little extra help … Read more