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

For more details please contact Tracey Maytas (details below).

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.






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.