SEND Code of Practice

SEND Code of Practice

£29.99 exc. VAT

The SEND Code of Practice provides guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25.


The SEND Code of Practice is a statutory code which contains:

  • details of legal requirements that you must follow without exception
  • statutory guidance that you must follow by law unless there’s a good reason not to

It explains the duties of local authorities, health bodies, schools and colleges to provide for those with special educational needs under part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014.

The code, which applies to England, is for:

  • headteachers and principals
  • governing bodies
  • school and college staff
  • special educational needs (SEN) coordinators
  • early education providers
  • local authorities
  • health and social services staff

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Additional information

Weight 1.16 kg
Dimensions 29.7 × 21 × 3 cm


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