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Depression in children and young people - information and advice for parents and carers

Tell us what you think about this section of the website by clicking on the feedback tab to the right of your screen. What is the difference between low mood and depression in children and young people? Low mood may come and go, whereas depression…

Development of New Specialist Education Placements – Local Offer Provision Expansion

12 March 2019 Further to the notification last week as part of our ongoing development of new specialist school places in Suffolk, the Council is seeking expressions of interest from mainstream schools or specialist providers who would like to develop specialist provision for secondary age…

DfE/DHSC guidance to parents and guardians: when you should book a coronavirus test for your child

The Department of Health and Social Care have published 'Guidance to parents and guardians: when you should book a coronavirus test for your child'. The letter, from the Chief Nurse and Interim Chief Medical Officer of NHS Test and Trace, is for parents and guardians…

DfE/DHSC Ministerial Letter to children and young people with SEND, their families and those who support them

September 2020 Please see the joint open ministerial letter from Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary-Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, and Helen Whately MP, Minister of State for Care, to children and young people, their families and those who support them. Click here to…

Dyslexia Outreach Team

Enabling all children and young people with dyslexia to thrive The Dyslexia Outreach Team (DOT) is staffed by 5 experienced teachers, all of whom hold specialist qualifications for teaching and assessing pupils with dyslexia and/or literacy difficulties. The team works in partnership with all schools…

Early years and childcare

"We believe that all children are entitled to go to any early years and childcare provision and to have their needs identified and met." Christina Lewis, Head of Service, Early Years and Childcare At Suffolk County Council we promote equality and inclusion, particularly for disadvantaged families, children…

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

EYPP is additional funding a childcare provider can claim for your child. It is an additional £300 per year to spend on enriching your three and four-year-old child’s early education.

Eating disorders in children and young people

Please help us to improve this part of the website by completing our feedback form (form will open in a new tab). Coronavirus update: Please read the Carers and Coronavirus Letter regarding contacts and support available for carers supporting someone with an eating disorder during Covid. What are…

Education

Suffolk is an inclusive Local Authority and most pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) for whom Suffolk maintains a responsibility for are educated in mainstream settings. What does the term special educational needs mean? A child of compulsory school age or young person…

Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments and Annual Reviews: documentation and guidance

  An Education, Health and Care (EHC) Needs Assessment can be requested by parents, carers, teachers or any other professional involved with a child or young person; they can also be requested by a young person over the age of 16. You can read more information…