Support for schools

Support and guidance available for schools and professionals.

We offer statutory and commissioned services for Leicestershire educational settings, schools, academies and professionals working with children and young people aged 0 – 25 years.

Schools should ensure that young people with a disability are supported according to their individual needs.

Information on how to get specialist support so that a child at your school can get the help they need.

You may need to support the removal of a young person’s right to make certain decisions themselves if they lack the mental capacity to do so.

Schools must ensure that children and young people with medical needs - such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy or other medical conditions - are fully supported to get the most from education.

Sharing information to help a child with special educational needs and disabilities before they move to another childcare provider, school or college.

Every young person in custody in Leicestershire has a case manager from our Youth Offending Service (YOS). The case manager continues to work with them after they leave custody until the end of their licence period.

The Special Educational Needs Assessment and Commissioning Service (SENA) carry out statutory assessment and review of children and young people who have an EHCP from age 0 – 25.