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Children aged 5-11 go to a primary school and older children aged 11 - 18 go to secondary schools. Primary schools can be for children aged 5 -11 or may be infant schools (from ages 5-7) and junior schools (from ages 7-11). Special schools often…

Education, Health and Care Plans

What are the benefits of EHC Plans? -       Children, young people and their parents are at the centre of planning and should          be seen as partners in the process. -       There is a focus on the child or young person’s aspirations…

Future planning for special educational provision

Special Provision Capital Fund grant 2019/20 : Consultation outcomes and Plan The Royal Borough of Greenwich has consulted with a range of stakeholders around proposals for the future of special educational provision in the Borough. The documents are listed below and can be accessed at the right…

Help with returning to school

We know many children might be anxious about returning to school and all the changes that may be happening such as now needing to wear a mask, changes to journeys to school and needing to keep distance from other people. Our ASD outreach team have…

Higher Education

Young people with (SEND) special educational needs and disabilities may wish to go into higher education there is support and courses available for students with disabilities who wish to study at University level. Accessing higher education By law universities must ensure that education is accessible…

Home to school transport

Home to school travel assistance Parents and carers are responsible for ensuring their child attends school.  This may include making or assisting with travel arrangements to and from school and/or accompanying their child.   The majority of children and young people with special educational needs…

Information for professionals and schools

Further information for professionals and schools working with children with SEND are available in the related links to the right. This includes information on EHC plans and support and guidance for mainstream settings.

Information on disagreement resolution and mediation processes for children with special educational needs and disabilities

Parents of children with SEND expect that the services they receive will support their child to reach their desired aspirations and outcomes. Royal Greenwich works in partnership with parents to achieve this and always hopes to resolve any disagreements at an early stage. These disagreements…

Schools Outside of Greenwich

Schools Outside of Greenwich Parents may want to choose a mainstream school in a neighbouring borough if that is closer to their home. However, parents should look at the services that would be available to them as different boroughs have different services available to schools.…

Support for transition to Primary school

Transition from Primary to Secondary School Moving from Primary to Secondary school is a key time in a child’s education. RoyalGreenwich provides a range of information and support to help this process. You can find information on the Royal Greenwich website, in libraries and through the…