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Local Offer

The Local Offer gives children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and their families information about support and services in Peterborough.  Read our latest SEND Newsletter! COVID-19 We are currently receiving a lot of updates relating to SEND and COVID-19 from a variety…

Early Help

Early Help  The term Early Help is used to describe the process of taking action early and as soon as possible to tackle problems and issues emerging for children, young people and their families. Effective help may be needed for at any point in a…

Families Information Service COVID-19 Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council, in response to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government direction, have launched a COVID-19 coordination hub to provide targeted support for those most at risk during the Coronavirus outbreak. The hub has a specific…

Peterborough City Council Sensory (Hearing/Vision) and Physical Support Service (Local Offer)

The Sensory and Physical Support Service at Peterborough City Council is part of the SEN and Inclusion Service (SENI).   We are a team of specialist teachers and support staff.  We work to ensure children and young people who have a vision, hearing and/or physical disability:…

You said, we did (Local Offer)

What you've told us so far We regularly publish feedback received and on this page can see a selection of recent 'You Said, We Did' reports. We also produce an annual report on the Local Offer and you can see the most recent annual report…

30 hours free childcare for working families

So what is the free childcare deal? In a nutshell, many working parents of 3 to 4-year-olds in England will be eligible for 30 hours of free childcare - rather than the current 15 hours. But the first thing you need to know is that…

SEND Partnership Service (Local Offer)

SEND Partnership Service Impartial advice and information about Special Educational Needs Help for parents, children and young people to navigate through the Special Educational Needs process Help for parents about their rights to make sure the educational needs of their child are met Help for…

Specialist Health Services (Local Offer)

Children with special educational needs and disabilities will need support from different health services at different stages in their lives.  Some children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities will have more complex needs and may need more specialist services, also called ‘secondary…

Early Help and Social Care (Local Offer)

You may have come across the three terms Early Help, Early Years and Early Support. So what do they mean?  What is the difference?  Below we have tried to describe each term.  Early Help (0-19)  The term Early Help is used to describe the process of taking action early and…

Short Breaks (Local Offer)

Short Breaks provide opportunities for children and young people with disabilities to spend time away from parents and carers within quality services.  Short Breaks also provide parents and carers with breaks from their caring responsibilities and facilitate quality of life by enabling families to access…
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