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Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Service Privacy Notice

Purpose for processing

The service processes personal information in order to provide support to children and young people with Special Education Needs and Disability in education in Worcestershire County. This service is provided either directly or jointly with partners and commissioned private and third sector providers. This includes:

  • consider and possibly conduct a statutory joint education, health and care needs assessment
  • consider if top up funding is required for children/young people with identified SEN
  • include in an Education, Health and Care Plan/Provision  Plan (if applicable)
  • consult with transitioning educational/care settings for future placements
  • provide education support for children and young people with special educational needs
  • be able to monitor, review and report on progress
  • ensure the safeguarding of children and young people
  • ensure the medical health, safety and wellbeing of children and young people
  • planning for sufficient school places in Worcestershire