You Said, We Did

Please see below a range of documents and reports outlining feedback we have received on our local offer, EHC plans, Early Years Transition Support funding and also our strategy for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

SEND Capital Briefing and Consultation Document – June 2019

The SEND Capital Briefing is a joint funded approach to increasing educational placements for children with SEND in the local area by developing on existing provision both in mainstream schools, special schools and colleges. You can read the latest update on this project here. 

The B&NES Special Provision Plan May 2019 can be found here.

SEND Education Strategy 2018-2021

Please see our B&NES SEND Education Strategy 2018-2021, outlining our priorities for SEND in the local area over the next three years. An easy read parent-carer version is also available here.


Consulting Children and Young People on EHCP process and Annual Reviews - report

B&NES recently carried out consultation with a number of children and young people regarding their experiences of the Education, Health and Care planning process and Annual reviews - you can read the report here.

You Said, We Did

Find out how we have used your feedback to develop the Rainbow Resource website below

2017/18 here.

2018/19 here

Early Years Transition Support Funding 2017 - 2018 Report

Please find our Early Years Transition Support Funding (TSF) 2017 - 2018 report here or under downloads. The report outlines how the funding is used, the impact on children's outcomes and feedback from the parent-carer survey of those children in receipt of TSF.

Education, Health and Care Plan Survey - August 2018

Bath and North East Somerset Council wrote to parent-carers of children and young people with Education, Health and Care Plans to better understand their experiences of EHC Needs Assessments. Annual Reviews and the impact of EHC plans on their child's outcomes. The summary report can be found here, or under downloads.

Rainbow Resource Survey Feedback June 2017 - February 2018

We have been running a pop-up survey on the Rainbow Resource website since June 2017 to collect user feedback about the site. Please see our report on the feedback received between June 2017 - February 2018  or under downloads.

SEND Position Statement 

Please see our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Position Statement (as of December 2018) which outlines the work of the Local Authority, Education Settings, Health providers, Information & Advice services and other organisations, setting out the overall strengths of the local area and areas for improvement.


Older Reports 

Please find below older reports outlining the work of the Bath and North East Someset Local Area in implementing the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Reforms (SEND) and feedback from surveys: