What do we offer?
Our small dedicated team offers legally based and easily accessible impartial and confidential information, advice and support about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) as it relates to education, health and social care. We also offer support when a child or young person is excluded from school.
We support children and young people with SEND aged 0-25 and their parents or carers.
We can provide professionals with general advice about SEND as it relates to education, health and social care.
We can help you to:
Understand more about SEND law
Express yours and your child’s views
Prepare well for meetings
Understand paperwork and processes
Develop working relationships with professionals
Who do we support?
We support children and young people with SEND aged 0-25 and their parents or carers from a time when you first have concerns about your child’s or your own special educational needs.
We have produced factsheets and toolkits for parents and young people which provide initial information on a range of issues, visit our webpages at www.spsbathnes.org.uk.
Please either email or call the SEND Partnership Service to discuss your situation with one of our team.
Where is the SEND Partnership Service based?
SEND Partnership is based in Keynsham. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, we are currently unable to meet face to face but are able to meet virtually on a range of platforms including Zoom and Skype. As the situation is fluid, please contact us for the most up to date information.
We are unable to offer home visits except in exceptional circumstances.
How can I request support/how can I access the service e.g. form to fill in, specific person to contact, referral only etc?
You can request support through a variety of channels email, telephone, text or the enquiry form on our website:
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephoning the advice line on 01225 394382
- Texting 07530 263401
- Website enquiry form https://www.spsbathnes.org.uk/enquiries/new
- Or send us a private message via facebook www.facebook.com/SPSBathnes
We are unable to accept referrals from professionals although we can provide professionals with general information so they can support you to contact us.
SEND Partnership Service
Tel: Advice line 01225 394382 (Monday to Thursday 10am to 3pm an answerphone operates outside of these hours)
Mobile: 07530 263401
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/SPSBathnes/
Bath BA1 1JG