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Young people with additional needs, in year 9 (aged 13-14) upwards, and their families are invited to a drop in event where they can find out more about what is available when they leave education.
We are looking to improve the system for allocating high needs top-up funding to children and young people with an Education, Health and Care Plan in Cheshire East.
Since the Ofsted Visit last year, the SEND team have attended training run by the Council for Disabled Children to improve the quality of Education Health and Care plans.
'TOGETHER' is our shared definition of coproduction in Cheshire East.
A planning application has now been submitted for the new Social Emotional and Mental Health Free School in Crewe which will be known as 'The Axis Academy School'.
A supported internship is designed to be the final year of education. It is aimed to support young people with an Education, Health Care Plan (EHCP) between the ages of 16- 24 years old.
Our SEND Youth Forums have been attending different meetings to discuss their views, updating videos, designing and reviewing paperwork and learning new life skills.
Cheshire East Council is currently consulting on proposals to restructure the SEND and Educational Psychology (EP) teams, following last year's local area inspection.
The Cheshire East SENCO Conference 1 March 2019 was held at Cranage Hall near Holmes Chapel and open to all Cheshire East schools and colleges.
We held our very first 'SEND Ignition' workshop at Macclesfield Town Football Club recently, with seven young people and parents from Park Lane Special School aged between 13 – 16 years old.
Work continues to create additional 140 SEN school places across Cheshire East with the extension of Springfield School in Crewe well underway with an estimated completion date of April this year.
Our SEND Team and the Education Psychologist Service have recruited additional staff to focus on statutory assessments that are either overdue or likely to be overdue.
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