Children's participation tools


Schools, colleges and education settings can find information and resources, including links to DfE guidance to support provision during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Access  key information and resources to support East Sussex schools during the pandemic,  including  SEND-specific information and links to the latest DfE guidance.

The Children and Families Act 2014 says that children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have the right to

  • give their views about things that affect them and to have their views taken into account. 
  • information and support so that they can take part 

These resources will help you involve them at an individual, service and strategic level in your own organisation, and countywide:

Join the Speak Up Speak Out Network

Telling children about rights and services 

Participation at individual level

Participation in developing services 

Including all and building relationships

Using technology

Evaluating participation

Rewarding participation

Privacy and GDPR