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Improving the quality of statements of special educational needs: Good practice in writing statements

Publication date:
Mar 2010
Carer, DCSF (Department for Children, Schools and Families) staff, Deputy headteacher, Early years foundation stage practitioner, Governor, Guardian, Headteacher, Inclusion staff, Local authority staff, Parent, SEN staff, SIP (School Improvement Partner), Teacher, Teaching assistant
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This is a document that provides detail, examples and suggestions about good practice in writing quality statements for learners with special educational needs (SEN). It is aimed at local authority officers who hold responsibility for producing statements of special educational needs.

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