Portsmouth Local Offer

Before School Education

Education

Education Health and Care Plans - Timelines for Parents

This information is intended to provide parents and carers with a guide as to the timescales involved in the Education, Health and Care Plan process.

Tel: 07825 185608

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Education Setting Open Evening Information

A list of upcoming education setting open days for children and young people who are moving on to their next phase of education in September 2020.

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Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) - Information for parents/carers

This section contains links to information on Education, Health and Care Plans specifically for parents/carers.

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Educational Psychology Team

The service offers training, consultation and support to schools, and other settings with regard to special or additional needs of children and young people, and individual assessments of the special additional needs of children and young people. We can also provide some on-going interventions with children and young people, individually or in groups, or monitor and supervise interventions. Advice is also provided to the Local Authority to support specific projects and strategy development.

Tel: 023 9268 8563

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Ethnic Minority Achievement Service (EMAS)

EMAS provides support for nurseries, schools and other services when working with pupils who have English as an additional language (EAL) and/or who are black or minority ethnic (BME).

Tel: 023 92 733130

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Evidence Writers Guidance for Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments

This section contains guidance for professionals who will be providing assessment and advice and reports for Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments.

Tel: 023 9282 2251

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Inclusion Centres in Portsmouth Schools

The role of Inclusion Centres is to enable pupils with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities to have access to their education as an integral part of a mainstream school.

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Inclusion Support Panel - a multi disciplinary advisory panel

The Inclusion Support Panel is a multi-disciplinary advisory panel. It helps Portsmouth City Council to make consistent highly informed decisions about how to support children and young people's special educational needs and disabilities. It also advises the local authority about making fair access arrangements for pupils. Finally, it also now hears home to school transport appeals.

Tel: 02392 841238

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Information Sheet on 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan following a move into area'

An information sheet providing information on amending an Education, Health and Care Plan following a move into area.

Tel: 02392 841238.

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Information Sheet on 'Education, Health and Care Plans'

Education, Health and Care (EHCP) Plans replace Statements of Special Educational Needs and Learning Difficulty Assessments (Moving on Plans).

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Information Sheet on 'What is an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment?'

An Information Sheet on 'What is an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment?'

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Information Sheet on 'What is included in an Education, Health and Care Plan?'

An Information Sheet on 'What is included in an Education, Health and Care Plan?'

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Information sheets on all stages of the Education, Health and Care Plan assessment process.

Information leaflets on all stages of the Education, Health and Care Plan assessment process.

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Mary Rose Academy

Mary Rose Academy is a designated special school which caters for children aged between 3 and 19 years of age who are experiencing severe and complex learning difficulties. Some children may have a complexity of special educational needs including physical difficulties, medical conditions and varying degrees of sensory impairment. Details of the school's SEN offer are available on their website.

Tel: 02392852330

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Ordinarily Available Provision - provision that Early Years Settings can access to support children with SEND

Early Years settings will make a range of ordinarily available provision for all children including those with SEND from the totality of resources available to them. This is a summary of Portsmouth's Ordinarily Available Provision for Early Years Settings.

Tel: 02392 841974

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Our views for the Annual Review - for parents/carers to complete for the for pupils up to and including Year 8

This form should be completed by parents and carers in preparation for the Annual Review of the Statement of Special Educational Needs or Education, Health and Care Plan. This form is for pupils up to and including Year 8.

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Our views for the Education, Health and Care Plan Needs Assessment - for parents/carers to complete (for new assessments only)

This form should be completed for pupils currently undergoing a new Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment

Tel: 023 9282 2251

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