Portsmouth Local Offer

For children, young people and their families with a special educational need or disability.


Anti Bullying Strategy

Portsmouth's Anti-Bullying Strategy has been prepared to provide a framework for multi-agency working in the City in order to tackle bullying in our schools and other settings for children and young people and to support the development, monitoring and evaluation of anti-bullying work. The section contains the Anti-Bullying Strategy and a Guidance and Resource Pack for Schools.

Tel: 023 9284 1712

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Bramble Infant School and Nursery

A mainstream infant school and nursery

Tel: (023) 9282 8604

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Castle View Academy

A mainstream secondary school.

Tel: 023 9237 0321

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Charter Academy

A mainstream secondary academy.

Tel: (023) 9282 4204

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Childcare Guide

We understand that as a parent or carer it can be difficult to make an informed choice about childcare. What is childcare? Where do I start looking? How do I know my child will be safe? This section will take you to information on Portsmouth City Councils website about finding the right childcare.

Tel: 023 9268 8830,

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Children's Education Advisory Service (CEAS)

The Children’s Education Advisory Service (CEAS) within the Ministry of Defence provides advice and guidance to Service parents, educational establishments and local authorities on educational issues relating to Service children, including issues relating to SEN.

Tel: 01980 618244

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Choosing a School - A guide for parents/carers

Choosing a school is an important decision which will impact on your child and your whole family, so it is worth spending time looking at the options available. Understandably, concerns are even greater if a child has special educational needs (SEN); the aim of this guide is to provide advice to parents looking at schools for children with SEN.

Tel: 0300 303 2000

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Cliffdale Primary Academy

Cliffdale Primary Academy is a designated special school which caters for children between 4 and 11 years of age who have complex learning difficulties; many of whom also have autism. All pupils have an Education, Health and Care Plan or a Statement of Special Educational Needs. Details of the school’s SEN Information Report can be found on their website

Tel: 023 92662601

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Colleges - Information on Education, Health and Care Plans

This section contains information on Education, Health and Care Plans specific to colleges.

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Colleges/Post 16 Provision - Forms to support the request of an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment

In this section you will find the Preparing for Adulthood Profile of Support and Evidence Form for colleges/post 16 providers to support the request of an Education Health and Care needs assessment.

Tel: 023 9282 2251

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Colleges/Post 16 Provision - Guidance and Forms for Education, Health and Care Needs Assessements

This section contains guidance and templates relating to Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments .

Tel: 023 9282 2251

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Cottage Grove Primary School

A mainstream primary school.

Tel: 023 9234 1133

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