Information for education settings and professionals
Find out more information about our SEND services, including educational psychology, early years SEND Team, SEN Team and head of service for special educational needs and/or disability (SEND.)
Download our post-16 locality info (PDF 469.7KB) to find out who the allocated senior SEN officer, educational psychologist, early years teacher and early years practitioner is for the education setting the child or young person attends.
Please note: this information regularly changes and we will ensure that these contact details are frequently updated.
The Central Bedfordshire Family Information Directory (link opens in new window) provides information, advice and contains a database of local providers - including SEND services
If you have any queries regarding the information or documents on this page please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forms, documents and information for professionals
In this section you will find professional paperwork, guides, templates and links relating to SEND services, which may be of use to you.
Forms last updated: 9 October 2018
- annual review form (PDF 754.7KB) | annual review form (Word 711.5KB)
- setting progress report (PDF 440.8KB)
- preparing for adulthood setting form (PDF 615.5KB)
- request for EHC needs assessment (PDF 795.1KB) | request for EHC needs assessment (Word 811KB)
- example letter for requesting an EHC needs assessment – for parents/young people to complete (PDF 849.6KB)
- EHC needs assessment process (PDF 182.3KB)
- graduated approach document - early years (PDF 1.6MB)
- find early years SEND team documents in SEND Services
- directory of Schools
- Department for Education (DfE) Special Educational Needs code of practice (link opens in new window)
Find out further information on Annual Reviews for children with SEND.
Nursery settings, pre-schools and schools
Find more about individual schools and their Local Offer provision in our schools directory:
- Whole School SEND Consortium SEND Review Guides (link opens in new window) provides a suite of SEND review guides that will help you to evaluate and improve provision for children and young people with SEND in your school (guides can be downloaded at the bottom of the page)
- SEND Gateway (link opens in new window) is an online portal offering education professionals free, easy access to high quality information, resources and training for meeting the needs of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
- Nasen: Focus on SEND Training (link opens in new window) – Focus on SEND training is a free course aiming to help teachers and educational practitioners working across the 0 – 25 years age range to develop high quality practice in order to better meet the needs of their learners with SEND
- Nasen: Early Years SEND Resources (link opens in new window) offers a range of resources providing information on SEND topics, including webcasts, miniguides, focus on SEND training (structured course) and face-to-face training materials
- mental health toolkit (PDF 3.9MB) – promotes emotional health, wellbeing and resilience using a whole school and college approach. The aim of this toolkit is to enable Central Bedfordshire schools/colleges to adopt a holistic approach to promoting emotional wellbeing for its pupils/ students and staff, which aligns with our Children and Young People’s Plan (2018-2021), available on the First Hand (link opens in new window) website
- the Disability Matters (link opens in new window) website offers a range of free e-learning courses, training materials and resources