We are committed to providing the best possible support and services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

That's why we invite you to provide feedback about our SEND local offer. Your input is vital to help us improve and ensure our services meet our community's needs.

Whether you have had personal experience of using our services or have ideas on how we can improve, we want to hear from you. Please take a few minutes to complete our online feedback form, or get in touch with us directly to share your thoughts. Together, we can make a positive difference in the lives of children and young people with SEND in our community.

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How we have used your feedback

Here are some examples of how your feedback has been used to make positive changes to the SEND local offer over the last 12 months.

You said

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“What’s new on the Local Offer?” 

In addition to the information that already existed on the SEND Local Offer over the course of the last year, we have added 210 activities, additional information, and updated and data-cleansed approximately 650 records.

Some examples include:

The SEND Local Offer home page has received 12,173 views (of these 7,574 were unique views) between August 2022 and July 2023.

“Where is Section 41 list of approved independent special schools and colleges?”

The information was on the SEND LO but was hidden amongst other records, tagged to top of page for ease of access

Section 41 list of approved independent special schools and colleges

 “Make Holiday Activities easier to find”

We added a category to tag holiday activities which we update each holiday

Access to information on Blue Badge for children was asked for by a member of the Public

Information on how to access a blue badge was updated on the website