What is SEND?
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According to the SEND Code of Practice (2015)‚Äč:

  • A child or young person has SEND if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her;
  • A child of compulsory school age or a young person has a learning difficulty or disability;
  • A child has a significantly greater difficulty in learning than the majority of others of the same age;
  • A child has a disability which prevents or hinders him or her from making use of facilities of a kind, generally provided for others of the same age in mainstream schools or mainstream post-16 institutions.