Here you can find links to some of the key policy, legislation and guidance about the education of children with additional support needs in Scotland. This is not a complete list, so if you can’t find the information that you’re looking for here, you can contact the helpline team who will be able to point you in the right direction.

Government policy: the outcomes the Scottish Government are aiming for, and how they plan to reach these aims.

Legislation: the laws that set rules about education in Scotland.

Guidance: documents that explain how legislation and policies should work in practice. Some guidance is statutory (must legally be followed), and some advises on best practice.

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