1 April 2017
Changes to free entitlement funding, including the introduction of two new streams of SEND funding - SEN inclusion funding and Disability Accessing Funding - has come into effect.
12 December 2016
The Department for Education has published its response to its three- and four-year-old funding consultation, including changes to SEND funding.
29 January 2015
The Department for Education has published an amended version of the SEND code of practice, set to come into effect in April 2015.
The main changes relate to updated guidance on support for children and young people in youth custody; however, guidance relating to early years providers has also been amended.
1 September 2014
The SEND code of practice comes into force today. We have produced a comprehensive guide to the changes, tailored specifically for early years providers.
28 August 2014
The Department for Education has published a guide to transitioning to the new SEND system. Advice for early years providers can be found in section 8 (p34).
30 July 2014
The Department for Education has published the special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years. The code outlines statutory duties relating to children and young people with special educational needs and those with disabilities.