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Personal Assistant Register (Adults)

Employing a Personal Assistant A personal assistant (PA) can be employed if you need care and support to enable you to live as independently as possible at home. Personal assistants can provide help with your care and support needs. You can search the PA Register for…

Early Years & Childcare

Early Years and Childcare Follow this link to open the Coronavirus Advice page   ** Coronovirus Advice page ** Early years education provides children with an ideal opportunity to build on the knowledge they bring from home. It helps children become more independent and to make…

Decision Making Panels (Local Offer)

Decision Making Panels Peterborough City Council convenes a number of panels for making decisions relating to the allocation of local authority resources and support for children and young people. These are: Special Educational Needs (SEN) Panel Early Support Pathway Joint Agency Support Panel Short Breaks…

Preparing for Adulthood - Good Health (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood For young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), planning for adulthood begins in Year 9 (the school year in which a child has their 14th birthday), and in some cases will continue until their 25th birthday.  We often call this…

Benefits of breastfeeding

Benefits of breastfeeding It's never too early to start thinking about how you're going to feed your baby. But you do not have to make up your mind until your baby is born. your breast milk is perfectly designed for your baby breast milk protects…

SEND Strategy 2019 - 2024 (Local Offer)

What is the SEND strategy?  The SEND Strategy 'SEND is everybody's business' sets out what Peterborough and Cambridgeshire wants to achieve over the next five years for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). It will be supported by an action plan that sets out in more…

Local Offer Parent Carer Participation

This page has been set up in response to parents who have requested their own page on the Local Offer, where they can find information on a range of areas and where they can interact. We are unable to make this page interactive at the…

Assessment and Education, Health and Care plans (Local Offer)

Assessment and Education Health and Care Plans The SEND Code of Practice 2015 is very clear in its advice that the majority of children and young people with SEN or disabilities will have their needs met within local early years settings, schools or post 16…

Hate Crime (Adults and Local Offer)

Hate Crimes Hate crimes can be committed against a person or property, and are crimes which the victim or any other person perceives to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards any aspect of a person’s identity, namely: Disability Race or ethnicity Religion or belief…

Sensory Impairment (Local Offer)

What is sensory impairment? The term sensory impairment means a diagnosis of: Vision impairment Hearing impairment  Multi sensory impairment (which means having a diagnosed vision and hearing impairment with at least a mild loss in each sense.  This is also called Dual Sensory Loss or…
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