Special Educational Needs, Disability and Equality

Equality Objective 2016

To identify the individual needs of our learners and work to provide the best possible environment in which they may achieve their personal best. This will include adapting resources within all areas of the curriculum, providing training for staff working with the learners and possible adaptations to the physical environment, where this is possible and practical.

Oldham Council Provision 

The provision for Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities across Oldham.

Please choose from the documents below to access further information or click on the picture link to visit the website.

 

File icon: pdf What is the Local Offer - CfDC [pdf 393KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf SEND Local Offer Leaflet [pdf 390KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Good Practice and Quality Assurance Guide [pdf 69KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Oldham Local Offer Activities 2018 [pdf 260KB] Click to download

Oldham Council Written Statement

This information contains Oldham Council's SEND Written Statement of Action (WSOA) for Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities across Oldham. Covering reports, strategies, values and codes of practice.

Please click on the picture link to visit the website.

Additional Needs and Disability Register

Please can we strongly encourage all parents of SEND children to add their details to the register so that they can receive updates and alerts when new services and resources are added to the Local offer Directory.  

Please click on the picture link to register on their website.

Parents of Oldham in Touch (P.O.I.N.T)

The POINT website is packed with information to support you and your child or young person. We are determined that through our collaborations across Health, Education and Social Care, that together, we can improve the life chances and aspirations of children and young people with additional Needs and disabilities.

POINT look forward to being YOUR voice on the issues that matter to you.

Please click on the picture link to visit their website.

File icon: pdf Ability Wheelz Cycling Centre [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Oldham Parent Carer Forum [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf SEND Mediation and DRS [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf SEND Self Support Workshops [pdf 96KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf SEND Workshops and Training Service [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf SENDIAS Service [pdf 1MB] Click to download

Glodwick School SEND Provision

The provision for Children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities in our school.

Please click on the relevant link to access the information.

Please Note:  Glodwick Infant and Nursery school comply with the statutory guidance in the new Special Educational needs and disability code of practice 2014. 

File icon: pdf SEND Information Report December 2017 [pdf 63KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf SEND Policy 2016 [pdf 84KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Accessibility Plan 2016-2019 [pdf 53KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Policy for Children with Medical Conditions [pdf 101KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Oldham Council SEND Provision 2016 [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Continence Policy 2014 [pdf 323KB] Click to download

Family Information Service

The Family Information Service (FIS) provides free, impartial, up-to-date information to support parents / carers with children and young people aged 0-20 years and prospective parents.
We provide information on a wide range of services such as:
• Childcare 
• Local and national services 
• Local events and activities 
• Financial support 
• Health issues 
• Schools 
• Free Early Education for 2 year olds
• Free Early Education for 3 and 4 year olds
• Employment (Get Oldham Working)

Please click on the picture link to visit their website.

Oldham SEND Information Advice and Support Service

Oldham SEND IAS Service exists to help parents and carers of children with additional needs and disabilities; and children and young people themselves, in matters relating to their Education, Health or Social Care provision.

Our support services are tailored to your individual needs and are both personal and confidential.  We can offer you:

  • Independent information about Special Needs Education.
  • One-to-one advice and support.
  • Details about how Special Education, Health and Social Care is organised.
  • Advice about working with those involved with you, your child or young person.
  • Information about local support networks.
  • Access to Independent Parental Support for Parents, Carers and Young People 16+
  • Support to arrange Mediation and Disagreement Resolution.
  • Support with SEND Tribunal claims.
  • Opportunities to improve and shape services through our SEND IAS Steering Group.

Please click on the picture link to visit their website.

Government Advice About SEN Complaints

If you want to complain about a school’s SEN support you should do it while your child is still registered at the school.  This includes complaints that the school has not provided the support required by your child’s SEN statement or education, health and care (EHC) plan.

Please select the following link:

 

Government advice - Complaints about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in schools