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Sefton Travel Team - Home to School Transport Important Information

Published: 28 July 2020
  For the past few months Sefton Travel Support Team has continued to transport vulnerable children and young people to school. We’ve worked closely with our providers and adopted a range of protective measures, including social distancing wherever possible. More recently we have been planning…

Aiming High Summer 2020 Programme

Published: 28 July 2020
Dear families The Aiming High Programme is booked, with children and young people allocated to bubbles to maintain safety and following the COVID 19 guidance.  There is a waiting list. For many, the summer holidays can be a long time to fill. Children are all…

Final Draft Guidance to Accessing Services for Children with Disabilities, Please give us Feedback

Published: 10 July 2020
Sefton expects that all children and their families should have the same range of opportunities, regardless of ability. We want children with disabilities to be included in all services, and for families to be able to access services without advice and agreement from a professional,…

A multi-million-pound Government settlement for the Family Fund, will help low-income families with seriously ill or disabled children

Published: 20 May 2020
£37 million to support children with complex needs   The multi-million-pound settlement will help low-income families with seriously ill or disabled children with the cost of equipment, goods or services. The multi-million-pound settlement for Family Fund, detailed today by Children and Families Minister Vicky Ford,…

Update for Parents/Carers and Professionals re SEND

Published: 19 May 2020
The Coronavirus Pandemic and Covid 19 has undoubtedly impacted upon SEND in the same way as it has impacted upon all other public services. We would want to reassure all parents/carers and partners that; In all areas the Local Authority is working to the Guidance…

Aiming High Newsletter

Published: 11 May 2020
Please click below for the latest edition of the Aiming High Newsletter. We are always looking at improving Sefton’s SEND Local Offer, please click here to give us feedback.

A notice from the Secretary of State for Education issued under the Coronavirus Act 2020 to modify section 42 of the Children and Families Act 2014

Published: 01 May 2020
  Please click here to read the Joint Department of Health and Social Care and Department for Education Ministerial letter.   Please see links below for further information: Schedule 17 Notice Children & Families Act 2014 NEW SEND Modification Notice Special Educational Needs and Disability…

Please give us SEND Local Offer Feedback

Published: 28 April 2020
Please click here to complete a short SEND Local Offer Survey. Thank you for taking part and helping us improve Sefton's SEND Local Offer together.

Where to find Domestic Abuse support in Sefton

Published: 30 March 2020
Many residents will be following the national advice around household isolation and social distancing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This advice is in place to limit the spread of the virus and keep as many people as safe and well as possible. We know…

Sefton Young Carers Team Operational Update During COVID-19

Published: 26 March 2020
The Sefton Young Carers Team would like to let everyone know that during these difficult and uncertain times we are still here to offer support, in any way that we can, to young carers and their families. We know that this situation must be very…