We are proud to publish Norfolk’s draft Area SEND (Special Educational Needs & Disability) Strategy. This has been co-produced over the past 12 months between Norfolk County Council's Children's and Adult Services, Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Groups, Parent/Carer groups and education professionals within early years settings, schools and colleges.
We are setting out our plans for the next 3 years to acknowledge achievements and successes to date but importantly to be honest about the many challenges that we face to improve SEND provision across the county.
We sought more views on our strategy through an online survey and this will ensure that the strategy can develop further as we continue, listening to children, young people and their families…supporting inclusion, meeting needs and changing lives together.
The questionnaire closed on 13 August. We are making amendments to the strategy and will publish a further version soon.
Each year we will refresh the strategy to ensure that we can provide updates on our progress and re-assess our challenges and priorities.