SEND: guide for early years settings
This guide is for managers and staff in all early years education settings funded by the local authority.
The guide explains the duties and responsibilities of providers of early years education who deal with children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.
It should be read alongside the ‘Special education needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25’.
Separate guides for:
are also available.
Department for Education
The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services in England. We work to achieve a highly educated society in which opportunity is equal for children and young people, no matter what their background or family circumstances.Find out more about the Department for Education See all Department for Education documents on the gateway