Education in England

Some children and young people need more support than others to achieve their full learning potential.

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This advice applies in England only. Read information for families in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales.

Support in education

Introduction to special educational needs (SEN)

Support in the early years

Extra support in school

EHC plans & assessments

Education beyond 16

The SEND and AP Improvement Plan


School & college complaints


Disability discrimination in school


Transport to school & college

Transport in England

Challenging school transport policies

Transport for young people over 16

Independent travel training

Admissions & school choice

Applying for a school place

Finding the right school

Top tips to help when your child changes school

Attendance, absence & medical needs

Absence from school

Help with medical needs

Home education

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