SEND policy: model and examples
Download and adapt our model SEND policy, or get help writing your own with our checklist and some examples from schools and trusts.
Understand your requirements
- Have a special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) policy (this doesn't need to be a separate, standalone document)
- Make sure this policy is reviewed annually by the governing board or proprietor
- Publish an SEN information report on your website
- Publish the SEND policy on your website
This is set out in paragraphs 3.66, 6.2, 6.79, 6.81 and the introduction to chapter 6 of the SEND Code of Practice.
See our article for statutory policies and documents for schools.
Download our model policy
This model policy is designed for you to adapt to suit your school's context.
Approved by Forbes Solicitors, all of our model documents take account of relevant requirements and good practice. They are easy to adapt, will save you time and help you keep your school compliant.
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