SEND Newsflash – Special and AP Guidance plus open letter from Minister Vicky Ford

Additional guidance was published yesterday for special schools, specialist post-16 providers, and alternative schools (including hospital schools) during the national lockdown period. It should be read alongside the main guidance document: Restricting attendance during the national lockdown: schools and the Further education guidance for restricting attendance during the national lockdown, which covers the main operational issues.

Please also find attached an open letter from Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families to children and young people with SEND, their families, and those who work to support them.

Click here to read the additional guidance for special schools, specialist post-16 providers and alternative schools.

Click here to read the restricting attendance guidance for schools

Click here to read the further education guidance for restricting attendance.

Click here to read the open letter from Minister Vicky Ford

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