The EHCP statistics 2022 don’t tell the whole story. And see who topped the new EHCP LA Hall of Shame!

At the end of last week, the Department for Education (DfE) published their annual statistical summary of Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) in England. These figures can tell us a fair …

Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds SEND funding black hole grew by 52% in a year, with one child in a SEND school 412 miles from home

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a mission to hold power to account. TBIJ have spent the last few months looking into the SEND …

Déjà vu: How will the #SENDReview end the over-promising and under-delivering cycle of support for disabled children?

As you have seen, SNJ are unpicking the detail and supporting parents to have a voice throughout the SEND Review Green Paper consultation. Much is laudable in the SEND review, …

How much impact will Early Years SENCOs in disadvantaged areas make to boosting early identification of SEND?

Recently, SNJ co-hosted Will Quince, Minister for Children and Families, on a parent webinar to talk about the solutions his team will be proposing to the colossal challenges facing the …

We don’t need ”fundamental SEND reform”. Just sharpen the teeth of the legal system we already have.

Getting the Children’s Minister’s attention at a webinar this week attended by 200 parents of children with SEND was an excellent opportunity to give him an unmediated insight into our …

Helping our disabled children understand that difficult experiences don’t define them or their future

Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week 2022 is supporting the theme of ‘Growing Together’. The aim is to help and support children to understand and learn from previous experiences that they …