Understanding additional support for learning
What is additional support for learning?
What are my child’s rights to additional support?
What rights do parents and carers have?
What are schools’ and local authorities’ responsibilities?
Policy, legislation & guidance links
Coronavirus and additional support for learning
Working with the school and solving problems
How can I get the most from meetings with the school?
How can I have positive conversations with my child’s school
How can I resolve disagreements with the school or local authority?
I need help to have my say
Getting the right support
Can I choose the school my child attends?
How do I get my child’s needs assessed?
How will my child’s learning and support be planned?
Who will support my child’s learning and development?
My child is school leaving age
My child has healthcare needs
Can I get help with transport to school?
Attendance and exclusion
My child is absent from school a lot
My child is missing school due to ill health
My child has been excluded
My child is on a part-time timetable
Additional support for learning: What’s my role?
Understanding children and young peoples’ rights
Understanding parents’ and carers’ rights
Families + schools = partners
Policy, legislation & guidance
Advice for children and young people
Advocacy and support for 12-15 year olds
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