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Statement on Sefton Schools re-opening

Published: 20 May 2020
We are suggesting this from 15th June to allow for time for appropriate risk assessment, including staff availability and to ensure tests set out by the Government and Trade Unions are met. Responding to questions about schools in the Borough re-opening, a Council Spokesperson said:…

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…

Information hub for Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Alder Hey Hospital

Published: 24 March 2020
The Information hub for Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Alder Hey Hospital can be accessed via

Urgent update regarding Aiming High Service Suspension due to ongoing situation with Covid 19

Published: 17 March 2020
Due to the ongoing situation with Covid 19 we have unfortunately had to make the decision to cancel all Aiming High Sessions immediately until further notice. This includes the plans for Easter Half Term. We regret having to take this course of action as we…