Independent Support Fact Sheet #16: SEN Support Schools

Written by Independent SupportDate 18 Aug 2014

Independent Support have produced a series of fact sheets as part of the training provided to Independent Supporters. 

This fact sheet sets out the particular requirements and considerations for SEN support in schools under the SEND Code of Practice

According to the Children and Families Act the current approach of ‘school action’ and ‘school action plus’ will be abolished and replaced with a graduated approach to identifying and supporting pupils and students with SEN but who do not require an EHC plan, known as “SEN support”.