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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…

Preparing for Adulthood - Employment (Local Offer)

Preparing for adulthood - Employment Employment is a very important part of life. When people have a job, they feel part of society, they have a purpose, make new friends plus have money in their pockets to buy the things they want. There are a…

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…

Money and Benefits (Local Offer)

There are some temporary changes to how adult social care services are paid for during the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can see the details on our Adults COVID-Information page under the heading Paying for Adult Social Care services. Money and Benefits If you have disabilities you may…

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…

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…

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…

Common Health Concerns (Local Offer)

Common Health Concerns This page includes information on a range of common concerns that parent carers may have about their child.

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.

What is the Local Offer?

What is the Local Offer? Peterborough's Local Offer is aimed at providing better support and services for children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) or disabilities and their families.  In this one place, you can find information about providers of the following services:…