Support for children aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

What is a Pre-School?

A Pre-school provides a safe environment for your child to “Listen, Talk, Play & Share” whilst achieving learning and development milestones, essential within the pre-school years (as outlined in the parents guide to the Early Years Foundation Stage).

Special Education Needs and DisabilitiesDisabilitiesA physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long-term negative effect on an individual’s ability to do normal daily activities. (SEND)

Childcare settings offer inclusive provision. Settings are asked to provide details of the support they provide for children with SEND. This can be found in their individual service record under the `SEND Local OfferLocal OfferA local authority website resource that holds information on services and provision for children and young people with SEN and disabilities across education, health and social care and leisure.' tab.

If you do not find what you are looking for please do not hesitate to contact the Family Information Service or the Children's Information Service.

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