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Guidance: Local area SEND inspections: information for families

Care Quality Commission

December 3
11:50 2019

Joint inspections of local area special educational needs or disabilities (or both) provision

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Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspect local areas together to see how effectively they fulfil their responsibilities for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

Ofsted and CQC carry out inspections in line with the Local area special educational needs and disabilities inspection framework and Local area special educational needs and disabilities inspection handbook for inspectors.

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) visits

Medway Council from 9 to 11 December 2019. Parents and carers can contribute their views through an online survey from Monday 2 December to Friday 6 December. There will also be a meeting on Monday 9 December at 6pm, parents and carers should contact their local Parent Carer Forum for more details.

Salford City Council from 9 to 13 December 2019. Parents and carers can give feedback on our webinar from 2 to 10 December.

York City Council from 9 to 13 December 2019. Parents and carers can give feedback on our webinar from 2 to 10 December.

Published 9 June 2016
Last updated 3 December 2019 +show all updates
  1. Added webinar dates and links for Medway Council, Salford City Council and York City Council.
  2. Added dates for Isle of White Council inspection and webinar link.
  3. Added webinar link for parents and carers to share feedback for Central Bedfordshire Council.
  4. The local area SEND inspection of the City of York will no longer take place Monday 11th November to Friday 15th November 2019. Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission will announce the details of a revised inspection date in due course.
  5. Added dates for City of York Council visit and the link to the feedback survey.
  6. Added visit dates and webinar link for the London Borough of Wandsworth.
  7. Added dates and link for families to give feedback for Coventry City Council.
  8. Added the visit dates The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead, Oxfordshire County Council and Kingston upon Hull. The feedback survey dates and links are also available for families and cares to give their views.
  9. Added dates and webinar link for Essex County Council.
  10. Added links to gather views ahead of a visit to the London Borough of Bromley and a revisit to Oldham Me

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