Created by POINT on behalf of the NW SEND Regional Network 2016


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...

November 29, 2019

The attached updated from the North West Action Learning Sets is well worth a look! It covers updates on key themes across the National SEND Agenda.

To access click the document link below.

Click Here for the NW ALS - National Updates presentation

November 18, 2019

The government has announced the launch of a crosscutting review of SEND. Five years on from the Children and Families Act, the review will look at the how the system has evolved since then, how it can be made to work best for all families and ensure quality of provisi...

November 18, 2019

This is an online, one-stop resource providing detailed guidance for educational settings on identifying and supporting children and young people (0 – 25 years) with different types and levels of need.

The toolkit forms an important part of the...

November 4, 2019

This document was created for and with partners from Local Authorities across the LWY, including members of the ADCS (Health and SEND) subgroup, by the NASEN and Whole School SEND Leader for Lancashire and West Yorkshire.

This is a Good Practice and Self-Assessment...

October 17, 2019

The Local Government Association (LGA) held a workshop recently in Manchester seeking to strengthen partnership working between Education, Health and Care services within their local SEND systems.

A copy of the slides and the templates that were used during th...

August 7, 2019

Mott McDonald have undertaken a review of all local offers in order to analyse key areas of compliance. 

The North West reviews have been published on the North West Network website so that you can access these easily.

The link below will give you access to each area's l...

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