Code of Practice for Children and Families Act published

After two drafts and consultations, the final Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years has been published today.

The Code provides guidance to local authorities, health, schools and colleges and early years providers on carrying out their duties under part 3 (SEND) of the Children and Families Act 2014. Parliament must now approve the Code to enable it to come into force by 1 September 2014.

To read the whole document and the government’s response to the consultation, go to: www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-code-of-practice-0-to-25

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