Independent Support Fact Sheet #3: Duties on Schools

Written by Independent SupportDate 18 Aug 2014

Independent Support have produced a series of fact sheets as part of the training provided to Independent Supporters.

This fact sheet aims to provide an overview of the key duties which apply to schools which are set out in the Act and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014 such as:

  • Co-operation and Assistance
  • Best endeavours to secure SEN provision
  • Duties for SEN co-ordinators
  • Informing parents and young people
  • Equality and inclusion
  • Identifying SEN in schools
  • Involving parents and pupiils in planning and reviewing progress