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Education, schools and colleges (SEND Local Offer)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

On 1st May 2020 some aspects of the law on education, health and care (EHC) needs assessments and plans changed temporarily due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

The guidance has been updated with additional or amended material including cases in progress on 1st May 2020; annual reviews for those with EHC plans changing phase of education; actions following a tribunal ruling; and unchanged duties in relation to social care provision in plans.

Website: Changes to the law on education, health and care needs assessments and plans due to coronavirus from GOV.UK (opens in new window)

You can find more information about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting things by visiting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pages on the Local Offer.

If you find that any of the information on these pages is incorrect or links don't work, please let us know by emailing:

SEND services

You can contact Worcestershire County Council through the methods below:

Call the SEND Services Helpline on 01905 845579

Email SEND Services on

Write to SEND Services at the following address:
SEND and Vulnerable Learners, Education and Early Help, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2NP

Useful links

SENDIASS (opens in a new window) - SEND information, advice and support service

Education Services (opens in a new window) - services from Worcestershire Children First that offer support in schools including for disadvantaged and vulnerable adults