SEND

SEND: DfE ‘looking into’ how many schools are not inclusive

Children's minister David Johnston reveals he is probing why some schools have far fewer pupils with EHCPs

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
SEND

Revealed: Locations of 16 new special schools and trusts to run 7 more

It follows the announcement of £105m capital cash at the spring budget

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
SEND

SEND: Some safety valve councils have ‘removed’ deficits – DfE boss

Permanent secretary says government is 'seeing some really good progress from councils'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
SEND

One of first safety valve councils slammed over ‘failing’ SEND services

Damning inspection calls into question again whether controversial bailout scheme is working

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Ofsted

Schools ‘putting off’ SEND pupils face more Ofsted scrutiny

Watchdog gathers 'insights' from councils and checks if schools look 'out of kilter' with their area, says chief inspector

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
SEND

Meet the trusts pioneering state-run private special schools

Plans follow revelation of private equity-backed firms making millions from running such schools

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
SEND

SEND reforms pilot already nine months behind schedule

Some changes have gone down like 'cold sick', while others are more popular, consortium member reports

Samantha Booth
Freddie Whittaker and Samantha Booth
SEND

NFER: MATs should create ‘director of SEND’ role

SEND leaders are playing a 'crucial role' in fostering collaboration and assisting individual schools, researchers find

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
AP

Council launches AP review after girl left without education for months

Ombudsman found Essex Council 'disregarded' its responsibilities for girl waiting for support

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson