What to expect from SEND Free Schools Wave 3

PAG Staff2023, free schools, SEND

What to expect from SEND Free Schools Wave 3In late 2022, Local Authorities (LAs) were invited to apply to establish special free schools in their areas. This marked the third wave of the SEND free schools application process, which aims to create a more inclusive education system across the UK since 2014.The Department for Education has still not revealed the …

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Local authorities: one week left to complete the pre-registration form!

PAG Staff2022, SEND, Uncategorised

Local authorities: one week left to complete the pre-registration form!The deadline for local authorities to register their interest in a new special free school is 11th July. You MUST register your interest in order to receive an application form. You do not need to have all the final details about your proposed school at this point, these can be amended …

Response to the SEND Green Paper

PAG Staff2022, Article, SEND

Response to the SEND Green PaperIntroductionThe Department for Education recently released their green paper on SEND and alternative provision (AP), outlining the need for more consistency and oversight in order to ensure that all pupils have access to an inclusive and accessible education.The last major reforms to SEND approaches were in 2014, when the Education, Health, and Care Plans (EHCPs) …