What are our priorities for 2019/20…

Behaviour and Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
A flexible continuum of support is in place in each area to ensure that children and young people with significant needs affecting their behaviour and / or mental health can access
their entitlement to education provision and their outcomes improve

Specialist Provision
A pattern of specialist provision is strategically planned on the basis of evidence of what is required now and in the future. This enables the needs of more children and young people with complex SEND to be met as close as possible to their home and local community.

Targeted SEND Support Services
SEND support services are co- ordinated, integrated and effective. They add value through targeted interventions which lead to  sustained quality outcomes for children and young people and build capacity in local schools and settings.

Speech, Language and Communication (SLCN)Services
A collaborative, integrated service delivery model is in place which makes best use of resources. The workforce in schools, settings and services is confident and skilled. The outcomes of children and young people with SLC needs are improved.

Early Years SEND
A consistent high quality early years SEND offer is available that supports prevention, early intervention and inclusion. Parents will feel supported and confident that their child’s needs can be met and local providers will be confident and skilled to support children with SEND appropriately, including those with complex needs.

Post 16 SEND and Preparing for Adulthood
Young people with SEND will achieve the best possible learning outcomes and progression into adult life. They will be supported to do this through local provision which has been planned and developed according to their needs and aspirations

For more details, please read our full Strategic Development Plan

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What are our priorities for 2018/19…..

  • Better meet the needs of children and young people with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs including reviewing current Primary and Secondary Behaviour support provision, staff training, improved partnership working between schools, SEN, Integration and ISL, piloting Fagus, STEPS training, School of Hard Knocks and a primary Sports/Behaviour pilot.
  • Better meet the needs of children with Autism and their families including continuing the successful AET Standards project, work in partnership with ISL to deliver AET training, developing network meetings for staff working with pupils in receipt of ENF, continuing to commission Amwell View to deliver a Family Support Service.
  • Support schools with the completion of the School Quality Offer Self Evaluation and analyse the data provided by all schools to plan further appropriate training and support.
  • Further develop the role of the Amwell View Outreach Team (Schools and Families) to ensure a joined up approach between schools, families and other professional services.
  • Develop effective partnership with HRC to ensure smooth transition for young people between school and college and then onto higher education or employment.
  • Build on the effective partnership working with schools through the annual conference, termly briefings and network groups for staff working with pupils with more complex/exceptional needs.

For more details, please read our full Strategic Development Plan.


Click here to read the DSPL3 Strategic Development Plan 2017-2018

Click here to read the DSPL3 2017/18 Annual Report


Click here to read the DSPL3 2016/17 Annual Report  (Booklet Edition)

Click here to read the DSPL3 2016/17 Annual Report  (Full Edition)


Click here to read the DSPL3 Strategic Development Plan 2016-19