A to Z Directory of SEND Teams - 5 to 11 years old
The SEND teams shown below all help support Plymouth's Local Offer for young people between 5 and 11 years old.
The Council's 0-25 SEND Statutory Assessment Team coordinates the statutory support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
The Council's Children's Disability Team provide support for disabled children and young people, their families and carers. We work with families to understand their needs and plan how to provide support that will make a positive difference.
A virtual school doesn't actually exist as a building and children and young people don't actually attend. It's a service provided to promote and support the education of looked-after children (children in care) and care leavers.
The Council's Plymouth Advisory Team for Sensory Support Team helps children and young people with a sensory impairment by supporting and enabling independent learning and the development of appropriate life skills.
The Council has an Early Help and SEND advice Line through which you can book a conversation with a Family Support Worker to talk about any worries or questions you may have.
The Council's Educational Psychologists have expertise in psychological theory and research that helps to understand how children and young people develop, learn, think, feel, and behave.
The Plymouth Safeguarding Children Partnership is made up of a number of partner agencies as described within the Children Act 2004 and the Apprenticeship, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009.
The Council's SEND Children's Occupational Therapy Service provides support and services to children and young people (up to age 18) and their families, with permanent, substantial and/or complex physical disabilities.
The Council's SEND Strategic Advice and Support (SEND SAS) offers high quality support and advice to early years settings, schools and 14-25 providers in order to develop their practice and provision for pupils with SEND.