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What is the consequence of more children being sent to private special schools?

25 August 2023

What is the consequence of more children being sent to private special schools? Gary Thomas, University of Birmingham There have been large increases in the number of children sent to non-maintained special schools in recent years. To assess the extent of this trend and its probable consequences, I and my colleagues sent Freedom of Information […]

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SENPRF blog series SEND Green Paper: Response to posts from Peter Gray, and Julie Wharton & Christopher Robertson

25 April 2022

Klaus Wedell responds to recent SENPRF blog posts from Peter Gray and Julie Wharton & Christopher Robertson below. Julie, Christopher and Peter very pertinently query the way in which the ‘mainstream offer’ is presented in the White and Green Papers. I wonder whether the ‘confusion’ is actually a manifest indication of the lack of ‘coherence’ […]

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SENPRF blog series SEND Green Paper: National banding system – an end to the postcode lottery for parents and children with SEND?

6 April 2022

The Department for Education and Department for Health and Social Care have recently launched a new green paper and associated public consultation on their proposals for Special Educational Needs and Disability and Alternative Provision in England. See  ‘SEND review: right support, right place, right time’ for more information. The consultation closes on 1 July 2022. […]

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