The Weald SEND Alliance is a new network for families and educational settings based in the Billingshurst, Pulborough and surrounding area. It has been developed by our locality group of schools. Our aim is to plan and offer support for families with children and young people who have additional needs and also to work more closely with other colleagues who work with these families.
We have a Steering Group with representatives from local settings and agencies. We also work closely with West Sussex County Council. More details including annual fees can be found here
We offer a membership for schools, playgroups pre-schools and child minders. In return for a small annual fee you will get:
More details including annual fees can be found here.
We aim to provide a comprehensive signposting service to local groups and initiatives for supporting children and young people with additional needs. We have made a start by pooling our knowledge of what is out there. See here for links and details that we know about and please send us more! We want to work in partnership with families and are always keen to hear what you have to say. Please get in touch here.
You can also follow us on Twitter @weald_send.
...for colleagues working with children with additional needs aged 0-18.
We are developing our initial training offer at present and details can be found here.
The SENCos in our school have a wide and varied range of experience. While we do not have the capacity to offer 1-1 outreach, please contact us with any questions you might have and we will do our best to help via email. We are also seeking to develop links with settings/agencies supporting young adults aged 18-25, so please get in touch if this working with us would be of interest to you.