Participation at individual level


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

East Sussex County Council are reviewing Czone and the Virtual School Bag (VSB). To have your say, please complete the online survey. Closing date is 17 December.

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

These tools and examples will help you plan how you will involve children in their own support plans, choices about options and when they have a personal problem.

Please share your own examples by emailing


Children's participation toolkit for social workers (ESCC)

Person centred planning resources (Preparing for Adulthood)

Person centred planning toolkit (Oldham Council)

EHC plans- top tips for professionals to support participation (Council for Disabled Children)

Involving your child- information for parents (Amaze)

Transition planning resources (Preparation for Adulthood)

Listening to young disabled children (Council for Disabled Children)

About me, what's important

Pupil Voice interactive tool- Key Stage 1 and 2  (ESCC)

Pupil Voice interactive tool- Key Stage 3 and 4 - Educational Psychology Service (ESCC)
Pupil Voice- an individual to whole school approach (ESCC)
We are listening, Bungalow (ESCC)
This is me- my care passport (Surrey Health Action)
About me summary (Adobe PDF, 59k) (IASSN)
One page profile templates (Helen Sanderson Associates)
Outcome rating scales- see page 170 to end (Munro review of child protection)
Service feedback framework (ESCC)
Views about lessons (ESCC)
What's important to me 1 (IASSN)
What's important to me 2 (IASSN)
What's important to me 3 (IASSN)
What's important to me 4 (IASSN)

Feelings and relationships

Free images-
Free tool to help you talk about mental health - docready
How do I feel- young children - Leicestershire Healthy Tots
What I like best about myself- IASSN
What you like and admire- IASSN
Important people- IASSN

Planning, problem solving

Yellow brick road- future planning activity- ESCC 
First, then- IASSN
Life story worksheets
Social stories and comic strip conversations- National Autistic Society

What animal are you like?- ESCC
Thinking about your future- booklet for young people- Amaze
Solution focussed practice toolkit- NSPCC