Portsmouth Local Offer

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

Education

Flying Bull Academy Inclusion Centre - Social, Emotional, Mental Health

The Inclusion Centre caters for children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties who require some short-term specialist support away from their mainstream school. For the time that children attend the Inclusion Centre they will be on the roll of both Flying Bull and their 'own' school. The aim of the provision is to enable the children to return and re-integrate successfully to their mainstream school.

Tel: 02392694313

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Free Lunch - Post 16 students

This section provides information on accessing free lunches at colleges and training providers

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Free School Meals

The Access and Entitlement team provide support and information to parents and carers about free school meals.

Tel: 023 9283 4962

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Funded Early Education and Childcare

Funded Early Education and Childcare allows children access up to 570 or 1140 hours (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) of government funded childcare (early education) per year. This section contains a range of information on the available funding.

Tel: 023 9284 1974

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Havant and South Downs College - Havant Campus

Havant and South Downs College offer an extensive range of full and part-time A Levels, GCSEs, vocational qualifications and Apprenticeships

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Havant and South Downs College - South Downs Campus

Havant and South Downs College is a further education college which offers some accredited courses for young people with a range of SEN needs

Tel: 023 9387 9999, extension 4464.

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Highbury College

Highbury College is a large general further education establishment that provides a full range of courses and Student Support Services including Additional Learning Support. It offers support for students with learning, emotional, behavioural, personal and mental health difficulties.

Tel: 02392 383131

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Inclusion Centres in Portsmouth Schools

The role of Inclusion Centres is to enable pupils with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities to have access to their education as an integral part of a mainstream school.

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Inclusion Support Panel - a multi disciplinary advisory panel

The Inclusion Support Panel is a multi-disciplinary advisory panel. It helps Portsmouth City Council to make consistent highly informed decisions about how to support children and young people's special educational needs and disabilities. It also advises the local authority about making fair access arrangements for pupils. Finally, it also now hears home to school transport appeals.

Tel: 02392 841238

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Information Sheet on 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan following a move into area'

An information sheet providing information on amending an Education, Health and Care Plan following a move into area.

Tel: 02392 841238.

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Information Sheet on 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan for Year 9 pupils onwards'.

An information sheet on 'Amending an Education, Health and Care Plan for Year 9 pupils onwards'

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Information Sheet on 'Education, Health and Care Plans'

Education, Health and Care (EHCP) Plans replace Statements of Special Educational Needs and Learning Difficulty Assessments (Moving on Plans).

Tel: 023 9284 1238

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Information Sheet on 'What is an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment?'

An Information Sheet on 'What is an Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment?'

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