Learning Development and Education Information

Information to support children aged 0-5 years around their early years education.

Here you will find details of what learning development and educational support is available for children with special educational needs.

Early Years SEN Support

If you are having concerns about your child's progress, please visit our Early Years SEN Support page for further information

The Early Years Area SENCo Team

Information for professionals about the role of our Early years Area SENCo Team and how to contact them.

Early Years Special Educational Needs and Disability Inclusion Panel (SENDIP)

Information about the role of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Inclusion Panel (SENDIP) and how they make decisions about additional support and funding for children aged 0-5.

Educational Psychology Service

Find out more about the Educational Psychology. Service

Children's Centres

Children's Centres provide a range of activities to support children aged 0-5 years and help you with all aspects of parenting.

First Steps Bath Opportunity Pre-School (BOP)

BOP is a specialist setting providing Early Years Education and therapeutic services to children with additional needs from Bath and North East Somerset.

SEND Partnership Service

The SEND Partnership Service offer impartial information, advice and support to individuals up to the age of 25 years. On their site you will find information about Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments and Education, Health and Care Plans.

The below video gives an outline of the process of getting an EHCP for your child. It also looks at the One Page Profile, Early Help Assessment (sometimes known as Common Assessment (CAF)) and touches on the transitions from nursery to school. The video gives a real life prospective from a parent of a child with SEND.