Consultation on medical respite

NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group is consulting on proposed changes to NHS short breaks services for children with complex health needs. This includes Ryegate House and the Helena Nursing Service.

Strategic review of SEND provision

The government has told local authorities to carry out a strategic review of their educational provision for learners with special educational needs and disabilities. Find out what’s been happening in Sheffield so far.

Short breaks and respite consultation launched

Sheffield City Council has launched a consultaltion about proposed changes to short breaks and respite services. These affect the short breaks grant, SNIPS clubs, and overnight respite and daytime support for young people.

Review of My Plan and EHCP templates

Sheffield City Council has asked parents to comment on a range of documents used by schools, nurseries and colleges as part of their approach to supporting learners with special educational needs and disabilities. This includes the My Plan and the EHC plan.

School funding in crisis

School funding cuts have hit pupils with special educational needs and disabilities particularly hard. How will the introduction of a new national funding formula in 2020 affect mainstream and special schools in Sheffield?