Portsmouth Local Offer

At School Education

Education

Disagreement, Resolution and Mediation

Information on disagreeing with Portsmouth City Council and others regarding Children and Young People's Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Dyspraxia Foundation

Dyspraxia Foundation Hampshire Support is for all families and adults affected by Dyspraxia living in Hampshire.

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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, 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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Elective Home Education

Portsmouth City Council's guidance and leaflet for Parents Educating their Children at Home

Tel: 023 9284 1419

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Elective Home Education - Frequently Asked Questions

This short leaflet aims to answer frequently asked questions on elective home education.

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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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Flying Bull Academy Inclusion Centre - Social, Emotional, Mental Health

The Inclusion Centre caters for children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties who require some short-term specialist support away from their mainstream school. For the time that children attend the Inclusion Centre they will be on the roll of both Flying Bull and their 'own' school. The aim of the provision is to enable the children to return and re-integrate successfully to their mainstream school.

Tel: 02392694313

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Free School Meals

The Access and Entitlement team provide support and information to parents and carers about free school meals.

Tel: 023 9283 4962

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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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Independent Travel Training

Travel training supports children, young people and adults to get more out of life through learning the skills and building confidence to use public transport safely.

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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 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan for Year 9 pupils onwards'.

An information sheet on 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan for Year 9 pupils onwards'

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