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Preparation for Adulthood

From age 14, young people start to consider what they want to do with their lives. Some young people need support to be more independent as they reach adulthood. Some young people need help to make choices and to take control over decisions that affect…

Relatives providing childcare

If you are using a relative to look after your child without payment, they do not have to register with Ofsted. If you are paying your relative and want help with these costs, various rules can apply. Government funding for 2, 3 and 4 year…

Reviewing an EHC plan

Once you put the EHC plan into action, it’ll be reviewed yearly (or every six months if child is under five) It’s a way of making sure the young person is getting the support they deserve and meeting their agreed outcomes. Read all about EHC…

School travel assistance

If your child has special educational needs or a disability, Hounslow council may provide free transport to get them to school. You can find the full policy and information on the Hounslow council site 

SEN Service

Who is the service for? Children and young people with special educational needs who live in Hounslow and whose needs cannot reasonably be provided from within the resources normally available from mainstream early years settings, schools or post 16 colleges. Children with special educational needs…

SENCO and SEND Professionals Toolkit June 2020

This is a new section so any feedback welcome to thelocaloffer@hounslow.gov.uk We are hoping to add useful resources and links for all Sencos in Hounslow here. Useful documents will be added into the download section - where there are templates that can be edited they…

SEND information advice and support (SENDIASS)

If you would like any advice about special educational needs and disability (SEND) issues, you can contact us to get impartial and confidential advice, covering educational matters, social care and health entitlements. You can also find out about changes to the way that services are provided for…

SEND News & Consultations updated 30.6.20

This section will include all council SEND News and any consultations related to SEND- it will be regularly updated. If you wish to contact us about anything you see in the news section please email: thelocaloffer@hounslow.gov.uk News: Updated 30.6.20   Department of Education Consultation on changes to…

SEND Strategy for Hounslow 2018-21

Joint Council, Hounslow CCG and partners SEND Strategy 2018 to 2021 In Hounslow, we are committed to ensuring the best possible experiences and outcomes for our children and young people who have special educational needs and or disabilities (SEND). The draft vision for SEND was…