Special Educational Needs File

Cornwall Council’s ‘Special Educational Needs File’ is designed to support Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) and other professionals in meeting the needs of children and young people with special educational needs (SEN).  It is also a source of information for parents / carers and young people.

Statutory guidance and local strategies inform the work of Cornwall Council regarding SEND, these include:

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The SEN File will evolve over time to respond to the needs of SENCOs and other professionals who work with children and young people with SEN.

Feedback on the SEN File is very welcome; please send your comments to us using our contact details.

Find information about the support services Cornwall Council provide for children and young people with Special Educational Needs. 

Find information about the support that is available for parents, carers and families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs.

Download information resources and forms, find out about opportunities to provide feedback and subscribe to the SEND Update newsletter.

Find information related to supporting children and young people with Special Educational Needs in Early years settings, schools, colleges and other Post-16 providers. 

Find information and resources about supporting children and young people to move between classes or settings, as well as information about Preparing for adulthood.

Education, Health and Care needs assessments and plans are for a small minority of children and young people whose needs cannot be met at SEN Support.