Funding to support children with additional needs
A new Early Years SEND (special educational needs) Panel will now meet to review applications, in line with the Schools' SEND Multi Agency Panel thresholds on a four weekly basis.
- Referral form for nursery and pre-school SEN support [241kb]
To apply, please complete and return the form to Early Years Team.
- Review Form for nursery and pre-school special educational needs support [451kb]
This document should be prepared before the review meeting and completed with Parents, Reaching Children and Families and or the Educational Psychologist at the review meeting. It should be emailed to Early Years Team
- Proforma for nursery and pre-school special educational needs support funding [448kb] is also available for information.
Panel meeting dates
The dates when the panel will meet and also the deadline date for paperwork to be sent in by:
16 November 2017 and paperwork is required by 9 November 2017
18 January 2018 and paperwork is required by 11 January 2018
15 February 2018 and paperwork is required by 8 February 2018
15 March 2018 and paperwork is required by 8 March 2018
24 May 2018 and paperwork is required by 17 May 2018
21 June 2018 and paperwork is required by 14 June 2018
Where possible only Ofsted rated 'good' and 'outstanding' childcare providers will be used to provide childcare funded by the Local Authority.
Bury Council's childcare brokerage service provides information, advice, guidance and one to one support with childcare issues from both our Family Information Service and our Reaching Children and Families Team. We also offer support to parents and professionals working with families who are experiencing difficulty in finding suitable childcare, particularly for those children with special educational needs and or disabilities.
To access this support, please contact us. Let us know if you would like us to contact the family directly.