Information, Advice, Services and Support

Information, Advice, Services and Support

The world of SEND can be confusing but help is at hand! There are a number of services and people in Gateshead that can help you to understand the different SEND processes and support you through them. Click here to download Gateshead Council’s SEND Support and...
Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

Some children with special educational needs (SEN) in England need more help than a mainstream school, college or nursery would normally provide at the level of SEN support. These pupils receive support through an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan. An EHC plan is...
Transport

Transport

This section outlines the transport support available for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities. Getting Out and About Information about transport and travel – including the blue badge scheme and concessionary travel – can be found...
Post 16 home to school and college transport

Post 16 home to school and college transport

We provide support with travel to eligible learners aged 16 and over to their place of study to promote participation, where we deem it necessary as set out in our Post 16 Travel Policy. The policy explains how decisions are made...