SEND and Inclusion Strategy 2019-24 final draft

Closes 19 Jul 2019

Opened 8 Jul 2019

Results expected 19 Aug 2019

Feedback expected 19 Oct 2020

Overview

In collaboration with a diverse range of stakeholders, we have worked to agree the core vision and key priority areas that will drive our ambition for improving provision for our children and young people. We are delighted to be able to share with you our updated draft SEND and Inclusion Strategy for 2019-2024 which has arisen from this collaboration and sets out our vision, strategic priorities and key activities for our work. We have outlined that our over-arching strategy will be underpinned by detailed plans against each of our priorities and actions, and by an accountability mechanism through which our stakeholders can be informed and also challenge the progress we are making.

We would like to thank all those who have enthusiastically contributed to the formation of this strategy, many of whom we met in person during the workshops and consultation. The first round of the public consultation has now finished and the results of this can be found on the ‘Have Your Say’ website (and are attached below).

Your views have been very helpful and were used to inform the attached SEND & Inclusion Strategy and overarching Implementation Plan which are now available for further consultation. The final strategy will be approved by the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills early in the Autumn Term 2019.

Why We Are Consulting

Please read through the final draft of the SEND & Inclusion Strategy 2019-2024.  There is an opportunity to provide any further feedback should you wish to comment.

Easy Read versions of the strategy and questions are available upon request. If you require this information in an alternative format, then please contact us on 0330 222 8735 or via Kathryn.Kellagher@westsussex.gov.uk

Alternatively, if you are deaf or hard or hearing and have the NGT app installed on your laptop, PC or smartphone, you can contact us on 18001 0330 222 8735.

Have Your Say

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Groups
  • Children
  • Disabled People
  • Faith Groups
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual (LGBT) Groups
  • Older People
  • People in marriages & civil partnerships
  • Pregnancy & Maternity
  • Young People
  • Young People Aged 18+
  • Gender Groups
  • Anyone aged 18 or over
  • Health and Wellbeing Professionals
  • Patients
  • GPs
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Teachers
  • Pupils
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Students
  • Young people with SEND (Special Educational Needs & Disability)
  • Headteachers
  • SEN Co-ordinators
  • Educational Psychology Service
  • Sensory Support Team
  • Students
  • Universities
  • West Sussex County Council Staff
  • CLT
  • Elected Members
  • District/Borough Councils
  • Parish Councils
  • Town Councils
  • Elected Members/Councillors
  • Voluntary Organisations
  • Community Organisations
  • Social Enterprise
  • Registered Charity
  • Childcare Providers
  • All West Sussex Businesses
  • Employees
  • Local services in the care sector
  • Service Users
  • All West Sussex Residents
  • Families
  • Carers
  • Parents
  • Key stakeholders

Interests

  • Accessibility
  • Consultation and Engagement
  • Feedback
  • Education
  • Learning
  • Schools
  • Schools Admissions
  • Special Educational Needs & Disability
  • Adult Education
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Families
  • Children & Young People
  • Public Consultation