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Preparing for Adulthood - Independent Living (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…

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…

Homes Not Hospitals (previously Transforming Care) Local Offer

What is homes not hospitals care? Transforming Care can improve the lives of children, young people or children and adults with autism and/or learning disability with behaviour that challenges and/or mental health issues.  It is about improved support in your community.  This is to try to…

CQC and Ofsted Inspection of SEND (Local Offer)

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out a joint inspection of our local area between 3 -14 June 2019. Under the Children and Families Act 2014, the government placed new duties on the local health, social and education…

Mental Health Crisis Breathing Space Scheme

What is Breathing Space? Breathing Space, officially called the Debt Respite Scheme, is a government scheme which could help relieve some of the pressure and stress caused by being in debt. Breathing Space aims to help relieve some of the pressure of dealing with your…

Equality and Diversity (Local Offer)

Equality and Diversity Equality is about ensuring everybody has an equal opportunity, and is not treated differently or discriminated against because of their characteristics. Diversity is about taking account of the differences between people and groups of people, and placing a positive value on those…

Preparing for Adulthood - Friends, Relationships & Community (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood To support young adults to have opportunities to spend time with their peers outside of school and college, the Local Offer includes a list of community groups available in Peterborough. If you see a Local Offer flag on the record it means…

SEND Fact Sheets (Local Offer)

SEND Fact Sheets On this page you can find some useful Fact Sheets about a range of subjects relating to Special Educational Needs and Disability.  We are still developing the full suite of Fact Sheets.

Early Years and Childcare (Local Offer)

Early Years and Childcare 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 friends. In these early years settings, children can choose from a wide range of…

Mental Health (Local Offer)

Mental Health All of us, children, young people and adults have mental health and it is important to look after it, like we would any other part of our body.  If you are having mental health problems though, you're not alone. One in four of…