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Coronavirus support and information for SEND

 

UK Govt latest advice

 

Update on temporary changes to the law regarding the duty on local authorities to secure or arrange the special educational and health care provision specified in children and young people’s EHC plans during coronavirus – PLEASE NOTE the temporary changes expire 25 September 2020

 

https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/news-opinion/news/update-temporary-changes-law-expiry-s42-modification-notice

 

UK Government guidance on full school reopening during coronavirus from September 2020

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/actions-for-schools-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/guidance-for-full-opening-schools

 

Joint ministerial letter on schools reopening from September 2020

https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/help-resources/resources/joint-ministerial-letter-full-return-educational-settings-september-2020

 

UK Govt updated guidance on transport to school and other places of education during coronavirus

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/transport-to-school-and-other-places-of-education-autumn-term-2020/transport-to-school-and-other-places-of-education-autumn-term-2020#part-b-guidance-for-dedicated-transport-to-schools-and-other-places-of-education-for-autumn-term-2020

 

UK Govt Public Health England – Face Coverings Exemption toolkit

https://coronavirusresources.phe.gov.uk/stay-alert-to-stay-safe-/resources/face-coverings-exemptions-toolkit/

 

 

 

Westminster Local Authority updated advice

 

Westminster local offer Coronavirus information:

https://fisd.westminster.gov.uk/kb5/westminster/fis/advice.page?id=9KscUP0P6q8

 

Coronavirus information for schools and nurseries in Westminster

https://www.westminster.gov.uk/coronavirus-information-schools-and-nurseries

 

 

List of useful organisations and websites for coronavirus resources to support children and young people with SEND

 

SEN resources to help children returning to school after lockdown

https://senresourcesblog.com/2020/05/29/11-resources-to-help-children-settle-back-into-school-after-lockdown-plus-a-free-downloadable-social-story-for-returning-to-school-after-lockdown/

 

School reopening support – resources from Twinkl

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures/school-reopening-coronavirus-school-closure-help-key-stage-1-year-1-year-2

 

Contact – return to school advice

https://contact.org.uk/advice-and-support/covid-19/back-to-school-advice-(england)/

 

Free picture stories and illustrated guides to help people with learning disabilities during coronavirus

https://booksbeyondwords.co.uk/coping-with-coronavirus