Further to a series of consultation events in the Autumn term to gather the views of parents, carers, education and health professional on the Northumberland Area SEND strategy. The consultation also included a range of options and ideas on how capacity could be enhanced to best meet the needs of pupils within the County.
Within the initial consultation there was clear support from parents and carers to grow specialist units on mainstream school sites. In order to move forward on this, the Local Authority is keen to hear expressions of interests from schools who may wish to consider establishing an additionally resourced mainstream unit.
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