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A Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Hub

Helping children, young people, parents and carers make informed decisions

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East Sussex Local Offer Directory of Services

We list a wide range of SEND-specific services on the East Sussex 1Space directory. This includes local and online services. Services include activities, mental health support, mainstream school accessibility information, and much more.

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Education East Sussex SEND Services

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services provided by Education East Sussex. We work together with schools and families to deliver excellence and inclusion in education. Education East Sussex is part of East Sussex County Council Children's Services.

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Most Visited Pages

These are some of the most visited pages on this site. You can also use the search function, tabs or sitemap at the top of each page to find what you are looking for.

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We continue to invite residents of East Sussex to help us refine this website. There are various ways in which you can share your feedback with us.

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The video below was made by the Department for Education to explain the Local Offer. 

Does My Child Have SEND?

All children are unique and develop in a different way. It is normal for parents and carers to feel concern about their child. This could be due the child falling behind in a particular area, or if they do things in a different way to other children. Sometimes this will resolve itself and sometimes this can impact a child and their education.

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A child or young person has SEN (Special Educational Needs) if they have a learning difficulty or disability which calls for special educational provision to be made for him or her.

The Government’s SEND Code of Practice
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