SEND matrix and guidance

1. Overview

The guidance to accompany the SEND Matrix sections sets out:

  • Guidance on the graduated approach for SEN
  • An explanation of what settings, schools and colleges/post 16 providers are expected to deliver at SEN Support
  • An explanation of what settings, schools and colleges/post 16 providers are expected to deliver for children and young people with high needs through their core funding (elements 1 and 2), including those with Education, Health and Care Plans
  • The universal banded funding approach the authority has agreed, and an explanation of additional top up funding (element 3) provided by the authority
  • An explanation of how the SEND Matrix of Need and Provision should be used to guide support for pupils with SEND in settings/schools and colleges
  • Guidance on the statutory assessment process and procedures.

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