Education in England

Education | Guide

A guide for parents

This guide is for parents of children with special educational needs and parents of disabled children in England who want to know how to get help for their child at school.

We also publish a guide to education in Wales.

We would like to thank the National Lottery Community Fund for providing us with funding to update this guide.

Education in England - A guide for parents - Cerebra the charity for children with brain conditions.
Published 2014. This edition 2019. Review date 2022.

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Education in Wales

This guide to education is for parents of children with special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabled children living in Wales.

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