Open letter from Vicky Ford MP Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families
12 November 2020
Please find below a link to a letter addressed to all children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and others who support them from Vicky Ford MP , Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families.
The letter details her commitment to ensuring that appropriate education and support is available for all children and young people during the period of new national restrictions. It also signposts to guidance for children and young people who are clinically extremely vulnerable.
The letter explains how the Department for Education has worked with schools to co-design the remote education service for schools, further education providers and teachers, which can be accessed on the government website. In addition, the Oak National Academy education offer provides free video lessons across a broad range of subjects for every year group from Reception to Year 11, including specialist content for pupils with SEND .
Minister Ford open letter to the SEND sector (PDF, 166KB)
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