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SEND Local Offer

Post 16 Settings

Post 16 settings are required to publish information about how they provide support to students with special educational needs and disabilities.

What are post-16 settings expected to provide?

Best practice approaches are already in place in the majority of Plymouth's post-16 settings.

Education, training and employment

If you are aged 16-25 and have a special educational need or disability, there are lots of options open to you.

Going to university

The transition from sixth form or college to University can be both an exciting and daunting time. On entry to higher education, your Education, Health and Care plan stops.

Education, employment and training guides

Useful education, employment and training guides links that you might find useful.

Dyslexia best practice guidance

Plymouth City Council and schools have worked together to produce guidance on supporting children and young people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.

Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs)

You can apply for Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) to cover some of the extra costs you have because of a mental health problem, long-term illness or any other disability.

Supported internships

Supported internships are for young people between the ages of 16-25 who have an education health and care plan.

SEND consultations

City College Plymouth

As a student at City College Plymouth, you are at the heart of everything we do. Our simple ambition is that you are happy and fulfilled whilst achieving your dreams and ambitions during your time with us.

Eat that Frog

Eat That Frog is a Community Interest Company and we help people unlock their potential to contribute to the local community. Eat That Frog work with employers and other partner organisations to develop sustainable employment opportunities, and help people to develop new skills and gain paid employment.

Evolve - The DOVE Project

Evolve offer specialised transition support for young people with learning disabilities and autism from the age of 16 through a group based programme of activities.

Plymouth Children's Gateway

The Gateway should be used if you need help, information or advice relating to a child (pre-birth to 18 years old) or up to 25 years old if the child has special educational needs and disabilities.

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS)

Plymouth Information, Advice and Support for SEND (PIAS) provides information, advice and support relating to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) for parents, carers, children and young people within the Plymouth Local Authority area.

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