Department of Health & Social Care & Department for Education letter to SEND families
Helen Whately MP, Minister of State for Care and Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families – have written the following letter to all children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and others who support them.
The letter expresses sincere thanks for the key role that families have all played in the nation’s response to dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but more importantly, it addresses:
- the importance of all pupils returning to school from September
- guidance to help educational settings prepare for the full return of pupils; and
- the key concerns that have been shared about all pupils returning in September