Most children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities will have their needs met in a mainstream school, early years setting or college. Some will need some additional support and a few will need their education in a special school.
If your child has a special educational need, they'll be able to get SEN support from:
Schools and early years settings also work in Delivering Special Provision Locally (DSPL) areas who provide a range of support.
Children without EHCPs can apply for a school under a medical or social rule, often referred to as Rule 2 if the school has this rule in its criteria. The are different to .
In exceptional cases, or if it's stated in your child's educational, health and care plan, they may be entitled to free transport to school or college.