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Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) is additional funding for early years settings to improve the education they provide for disadvantaged three and four year olds.   Last reviewed April 2022  

Early Years Team Supporting SEND

The Early Years SEND Service provides advice and guidance to professionals in the Under Fives Sector. This will include practitioners who are working in Early Years Settings as well as those working in children centres. The team work closely with the Early Years who ensure…

East Reading Cluster Children Centres

Parents can attend any session anywhere in Reading. Click to view the Children Centre booklet East Cluster Children's Centres  current activities   Last reviewed November 2021

Education Health & Care Plans (EHCP)

Education Health & Care Plans (EHCP) Schools in England must provide support to children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) as part of their standard offer to children. This is called SEND support. Where a child/young person requires additional support that goes beyond what…

Education Health & Care Plans (EHCP) - Annual Review Process

This page explains the EHCP - Annual Review Process. The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) has produced this short animation to explain the Annual review process. Information about Annual Reviews can be found in the SEND Code of Practice (2015) 9.166 – 9.185. Updated -…

EHC Needs Assessment - Timeline - Reading Guide for Parents & Carers

Reading’s Criteria for Starting an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment for a Child or Young Person  Introduction: These criteria, which are used when considering a request to start an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment, should be seen as a guide as each child/young…

Exclusion/suspension from school – A Guide for Parents

Types of exclusion An exclusion (can also be known as a suspension) is when a Headteacher decides that a child is not allowed to attend school. It may result from a series of incidents or from one very serious incident. There are three types of…

Family Finance

This page has information on where to find out more about the benefits /funding available for families, also organisations that can help advise families on the benefits that may be available to them. Last reviewed April 2022.

Fostering & Adoption

This advice and guidance page describes the process for becoming a foster carer and/or adoptive parent.   Last reviewed May 2022.

Further (Post 16 years) & Higher Education

This section deals with the compulsory education requirements until a young person is 18 years and the continuing education that is available after this age.   Page reviewed December 2021