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SENCO Advice Line

The SENCO Advice Line is a new phone line for SENCOs and other school professionals who work in Bedford Borough to call, to get advice about meeting the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) How to contact us?…

SEND Glossary

Is there a term, word or Acronym.  that you need clarification on please use the SEND glossary below.  If you we missed a term, word or Acronym please let us know by emailing local.offer@bedford.gov.uk  A Academy – a publicly funded school which operates outside of local authority…

SEND Specific Activities 2022

Following the success of Lockdown Activities, Summer Holiday Provision and October Half Term provision, we are delighted to be able to fund some more FREE activities for children and young people with SEND. See below for more details on some of the activities available across…

SEND Specific Activities, HAF Easter 2022

Bedford Borough Council is using some of it's Holiday Activities and Food Grant funding from the Department for Education to provide a wide range of exciting activities for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and / or a Disability. Click on a tile…

SENDIASS - Who are we?

Bedford SENDIASS - SENDIASS stands for Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service. We were formerly called Bedford SEND Advice and have been supporting parents, carers and young people for many years. The below video provides an Introduction to Information Advice and…

Sensory Room

We will have 2 families per 30 minute time slot. Families can be in groups of up to 4. The parent(s) must stay throughout your time in the sensory room.  Venue: SSG Services Alexander Sports Centre, Sidney Rd, Bedford MK40 2BQ There is free car…

Sleep and tiredness after having a baby

It is perfectly natural to feel sleep deprived, exhausted and like you are running on empty after having a baby, but that doesn’t make it any easier! Many parents cite the lack of sleep as one of the hardest parts of adjusting to having a…