Coronavirus (COVID-19) SEND Local Offer

This page provides SEND specific information in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

It doesn’t replace the latest general information and guidance about Coronavirus in Worcestershire, which can be found on our dedicated web page.

Website: Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Worcestershire County Council

We have used information and advice from Government and other trusted sources. These pages are being regularly updated, added to and revised.

Letter from Minister Ford to children and young people - September 2020

Vicky Ford MP, minister with responsibility for special educational needs, has written to children and young people with SEND, their families and carers, and those who work to support them about support to return to school.

Read letter from Minister Ford (nasen website, opens in a new window)

Department for Education and Department for Care ministerial letter to children and young people with SEND, their families and those who support them - July 2020

A letter from Vicky Ford MP, Minister for Children and Families and Helen Whately MP, Minister for Care, to children and young people with SEND and their parents and carers

Download: Ministerial letter to SEND families (PDF)

Letter to parents and carers from Gabrielle Stacey, Assistant Director for SEND and Vulnerable Learners - July 2020

Gabrielle Stacey from Worcestershire Children First has written an open letter to update parents and carers about the work which has been happening in Worcestershire about educational provision for those children with Education, Health and Care Plans and those receiving SEND support during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Download: Letter from Gabrielle Stacey, Assistant Director for SEND and Vulnerable Learners (PDF)