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The resource library contains documents and forms which can be downloaded.

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Early years

The documentation covers:

  • North Tyneside's early years additional education needs pathway and process
  • Support to access free early years education and childcare.

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Education, health and care assessments

An education, health and care (EHC) assessment is a detailed investigation to find out exactly what your child's special educational needs are.

The documentation covers:

  • The assessment process
  • North Tyneside's commissioning and post-16 panels
  • SEND code of practice.

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Emotionally healthy schools: resource pack

This resource pack has been developed as part of North Tyneside’s children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing strategy. The vision of the strategy is that all children, young people and their families in North Tyneside will achieve their optimum mental health and emotional wellbeing.

The documentation covers:

  • How well schools promote educational wellbeing for all pupils
  • Helping children and young people look after themselves
  • The skills and training that staff members require
  • Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) - NHS services that support children's mental health and emotional wellbeing.

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Social care

Information on additional support and care available to you and your child.

The documentation covers:

  • How the needs of a child are identified
  • Social work assessment process
  • Information on short breaks and respite.

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Preparation for adulthood

Information detailing the opportunities for young people who are preparing for adulthood.

The documentation covers:

  • Post-16 panel and high needs data
  • Summary of North Tyneside's local offer.

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SENDIASS: useful documents

Special education needs and disability, information, advice and support service (SENDIASS) offer you impartial assistance in all aspects of special educational needs.

The documentation covers:

  • Clear information around the education, health and care (EHC) assessment
  • Description of SENDIASS
  • How to approach an appeal or disagreement with a decision.

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Capital Funding

North Tyneside has been allocated £848,837 of Capital Funding over three years starting in 2018/19. The funding is to support local authorities to invest in improving the quality and range of provision for children and young people with SEN and disabilities aged 0-25. The plan for investing this funding in North Tyneside is included below. The plan shows the projects being funded. It also outlines how North Tyneside Parent Carer Forum and other partners have been involved so far and will continue to play key roles in taking this work forward. A link to the Department for Education website is also shown below where further information can be found about SEND Capital Funding.

Further information from DfE about SEND Capital Funding

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North Tyneside Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Vision Statement and Joint Commissioning Strategy - 2018 – 2021

The vision statement and joint commissioning strategy outlines the approach of North Tyneside Council, North Tyneside CCG, schools, and providers in responding to the SEND reforms. It describes our vision for children, young people and young adults with SEND aged 0-25 and how services for them will be commissioned over the next three years.

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Local Area SEND inspections:information for families.

Information for families about inspections of local area services for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND). 

High Needs Strategic Plan

This plan sets out the priorities for North Tyneside in respect of children and young people whose needs are supported with funding from the High Needs Block of the Dedicated Schools Grant for the period 2018- 2021. The purpose of the plan is to ensure that there is an attractive offer for parents and young people funded by the High Needs Block which will meet the needs of future cohorts, at a cost that is sustainable. There is a link to the plan below:

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Needs Assessment and Sufficiency Analysis

This document presents information about the needs of Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in North Tyneside and informs the joint commissioning decisions made for children and young people with SEN and disabilities, which are reflected in the services set out in the Local Offer.

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Building happy and healthy futures 2018

Director of Public Health Annual Report 2018

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