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Please fill out: Annual SEND Survey

We would be very grateful if you could take 5 minutes to complete the Annual SEND Survey

For more information, please visit the Annual SEND Survey page.

Please fill out: SENDi & AP Strategy 2023-2028 Community Feedback

We're looking to gain feedback from families and professionals about shaping the future of SEND with the community in mind.

To fill out the feedback form please visit SENDi & AP Strategy 2023-2028 Community Feedback

Transport news and information

For more transport news please visit the Travel Assistance menu or go on the Transport news and information page.

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.

 

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

Letter from Minister Quince - SEND services in Swindon

The SEND Service have received a letter from Will Quince MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, responding to the Ofsted/CQC Local Area SEND revisit report which was published in November 2021.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

What's on?

SEND Stay and Play Support Group

A regular 'Stay and Play' session for parents who have children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities aged 0-5 years. For more information please visit the SEND Stay and Play Support Group page

Employment and skills events, webinars and activities

On this page you can find information on local events and opportunities to support your employment and training journey.

Employment and skills events, webinars and activities

Free courses for young people who stammer

These courses are provided free of charge for young people who stammer in Swindon and also support young people country-wide.

For more information please visit the Speech and Language Page on Stammering.

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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