Welcome to the North West Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Regional Network pages!

You will find lots of useful information within the website which will keep you fully informed about the activity and priorities of the NW SEND Regional Network, enabling all partners to work in co-production and participate in supporting our collegues, partners and wider agencies to improve the life chances, aspirations and outcomes for children and young people across the North West, (aged 0-25) with additional needs and disabilities.

We hope that you find the site useful and if you have any suggestions, want to give feedback or want to share information across the NW Networks, then please get in touch with us via the Contact Us page.

Latest news and events...

May's North West SEND Regional Network Newsletter is now available!

Remember whilst face to face meetings may have been cancelled there are still a whole range of SEND Training and Seminars as well as opportunities to co-produce and collaborate across the region so make...

April 20, 2020

The North West SEND Regional Network have issued the April 2020 Newsletter which is packed with a range of useful links to support families, children, young people and practitioners during the current Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

April's Newsletter features informat...

March 24, 2020

The North West SEND Regional Network have issued a NEWS SPECIAL which is HOT OFF THE PRESS and features a range of useful links to support families, children, young people and practitioners during the current Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

The newsletter also has help...

March 1, 2020

The February 2020 edition of the North West SEND Network newsletter is now available on the newsletter page of the website.

There is so much going on across the North West... Events, Professional Development Opportunities and Good Practice Example so it is definately wo...

March 1, 2020

The recent CDC Outcome based commissioning webinar is now avaialbel for those who were either unable to access the webinar or those wishing to revisit the information.

The webinar also features a useful case study from Stockport and it's great to see the North West shar...

March 1, 2020

Mott Mcdonald have produced a report detailing the position of Written Statements of Action (WSOA) reports across the North West including updated insection outcomes from revisits undertaken.

The report also includes a section about Short Breaks at end of the report.


March 1, 2020

Please see below resources shared by Mott McDonald following the DfE led training on 7th February re: Annual Reviews - Managing the Process Effectively on the 7th February.

Click the links below to access the resources

Full presentation slides

Annual Review Process M...

The North West Network have been asked to share the following details fro Rebecca Ryan at NDTI following the PfA Supported Internships Conference in Wigan on the 31st January 2020.

Thank you again for being part of our PfA Supported Internship conference last Friday! 


February 24, 2020

On 18th November 2019 the North West SEND Regional Network held a co-production event with young people from across our region.

We are delighted to share the slides from the event alongside the outcomes and an amazing video showcasing how brilliant the day was.

The day p...

January 16, 2020

Please see below a link to a useful briefing note produced by the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) in regard to the Rome of the Designated Social Care Officer

Click here to access the briefing

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