The SEND 19 group has recently published "Inspection Preparation: Self Evaluation Framework Peer Review Guidance".

For more details please contact Tracey Maytas (details below)

S.E.19 SEND Network Steering Group Tracey Maytas 4th October 2017
S.E19 SEND Network Post 16/Preparing for Adulthood Group Carolyn Scott (Surrey) Christine Garvey (Bucks)  10th October 2017
Developing Personal Budgets Across Services - Learning from the IPC and Transforming Care programmes Kirstin Hawkes (NDTI)  1st November 2017
Local Offer Peer Review part 2 (Follow-up to February 2017) Chloe Martin (Mott MacDonald) 6th November 2017 (repeated on 10th November)
The Children and Families Act 2014:  SEND – Decision Making and the Law Chloe Martin (Mott MacDonald) 13th November 2017 (repeated on 23rd November)
EP Availability, Funded Training Places & impact on SEND - Task and Finish Group Tracey Maytas

14th November 2017 10:00 - 13:00

Joint Working with Health: Supporting the   Transition from Children's to Adult Health Services Kirstin Hawkes (NDTI)  15th November 2017
S.E.19 Strategic Co-Production Partnership Group   22nd November 2017
DCO / DMO S.E. Network - Initial Meeting Tracey Maytas 27th November 2017
SEF Peer Review Framework Pilot: Reading visits Portsmouth   30th November 2017
EHCP Peer Review Tracey Maytas 4th December 2017 A.M.
S.E.19 SEND Operational Managers Group Tracey Maytas  4th December 2017 P.M.
Joint working for Early Years: Action Learning Set Part 2   7th December 2017
Supporting Post-19  Transitions from Education to Life-Long Learning; Joint working for Education and Social Care  

6th, 7th, or 13th December 2017 TBC

Commissioning for PfA Outcomes:  The 'Commissioning Now' Programme for Education and Social Care  

9th or 10th January 2018 TBC

0-25 Funding Streams for Commissioning Therapies - Statutory Responsibilities and Funding Smarter   17th January 2018
S.E.19 SEND Network Steering Group   30th January 2018
S.E.19 Strategic Co-Production Partnership Group   tbc February 2018
S.E.19 SEND Operational Managers Group   tbc February 2018
S.E. Region Health Workshop: Joint Working for Quality Improvement  

20th or 21st March 2018 TBC

Governance & Reports

SEND Project Leads

The Government has published Local area SEND inspection outcome letters 

Ofsted and Care Quality Commission inspect local areas’ effectiveness in identifying and meeting the needs of children and young people who have special educational needs and/or disabilities. 

Read more about these inspections in the inspection framework and handbook. There is also information about these inspections for families.

 You can download the SEND19 calendar of events here.





The Special Education Needs & Disability (SEND) project has issued a draft specification for consultation.  This is available in the Tools, Templates and Useful links section of this page.

The SEND leads for 19 children's services authorities in the South East are also provided here.