Gateshead’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Needs Assessment aims to identify trends in order to influence future commissioning of specialist educational provision for children and young people in Gateshead.

The first SEND Needs Assessment was commissioned by Gateshead Council in 2013 and carried out by Indigo Consultancy. The views expressed in the Indigo report are the views of the consultant and not Gateshead Council.

We also carry out an audit of children with special educational needs in the Early Years (0-4 years) based on surveys sent to early years providers such as nurseries, pre-schools and childminders:

Early Years SEND