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Swindon SEND Local Offer

The “go to” website for services and support available to children and young people from birth to 25 years with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

URGENT TRANSPORT NEWS!! We are currently experiencing significant staffing absences in our Transport Hub. This means that we will not be able to respond to routine work for the rest of the week beginning the 29th November 2021. We will only be able to deal with any emergencies that may occur. Please help us to manage this situation and email your transport queries to educationtransport@Swindon.gov.uk and we will endeavour to respond as soon as we are able to.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience and be assured that we are keeping this situation under daily review.

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URGENT TRANSPORT NEWS!!

We are currently experiencing significant staffing absences in our Transport Hub. This means that we will not be able to respond to routine work for the rest of the week beginning the 29th November 2021. We will only be able to deal with any emergencies that may occur. Please help us to manage this situation and email your transport queries to educationtransport@Swindon.gov.uk and we will endeavour to respond as soon as we are able to.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience and be assured that we are keeping this situation under daily review.

How can I request changes on the SEND Local Offer?

You can help improve the Local Offer and keep it up to date by contacting us or, if you are a service or information lead, filling out a form. For more information see the 'How can I request changes on the SEND Local Offer?' page

Open letter to parents regarding Annual Reviews

Lisa Savage, Interim Head of Statutory SEND, has drafted an open letter to inform you of the steps that we are taking to address this and provide you with the information you need.

To view the open letter, please click here.

Are you a parent of a child with SEND or a professional working with a child with SEND?

If you work in schools, health or social care settings, within local authorities or developing policy for children with SEND, please share your views in a short (10-15 minute) anonymous online survey.

For more information please click here.

Aiming High Consultation 2021

All local authorities must have a Short Breaks Statement to explain the range of short break services provided in the area, any criteria and how services are designed to meet the needs of carers. Swindon's Short Breaks Statement is due for review.

For more information please click here.

Contact the SEND Service

To speak to a member of SEND service, please call 01793 464641. 

Lines are open Monday-Thursday 8-5pm and on Friday 8-4:30pm. 

Or alternatively email the SEND Service inbox at SENDService@swindon.gov.uk.

To find out more about The SEND Service please click here.

 

BEST - Get on Track Wellbeing Program in 2020/21

BEST will be teaming up with the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust and Wiltshire and Swindon Sport to help young people improve their self-esteem, get more physically active, improve wellbeing, raise confidence and learn new skills.
For more information click here

Frequently Asked Questions

Swindon Borough Council is working with Swindon SEND Families Voice to develop answers to your frequently asked questions

What's on?

Holiday Activities and Food Programme

Parents or carers of eligible children are invited to apply for a place online using the form on the Swindon Borough Council page here.

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