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Bedford Borough School Admissions Team

Created On: 02/10/2019
School admissions Bedford Borough Council has recently changed to a predominantly 2 tier system of primary and secondary schools.  Children normally begin their primary education at a lower/primary school which serves the area where they live, that is, a school serving the local catchment area. Children are normally admitted…
Borough HallCauldwell StreetBedfordMK42 9AP

Bedford Borough Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Team

Created On: 31/07/2019
Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm, Friday 9am to 4pm
What we do Special Educational Needs and Disability We can offer guidance on the Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment process and provide information about the services that can support you. Decisions about whether a child/young person matches the guidance for assessment are made by the Bedford…
Borough HallCauldwell StreetBedfordMK42 9AP

Bedford Borough Virtual School

Created On: 01/08/2020
The Virtual School exists to support and challenge all those involved in the education of children in care. We work in close collaboration with colleagues across the authority and track educational progress, while supporting and monitoring work with children and young people in care. We are not a teaching tool…

Bedford SEND Independent Advice & Support Service SENDIASS (formerly SEND Advice) - Coronavirus update

Created On: 31/05/2019
Coronavirus update  We are still available the best way to contact us is by telephone 01234 276267 Who are we? We are Bedford’s SENDIASS (SEND Informative Advice & Support Service,) supporting parents of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities, through education 0-25…
Borough HallCauldwell StreetBedfordMK42 9AP

British Dyslexia Association Helpline

Created On: 30/06/2019
Mondays - Fridays from 10.00am to 3.00pm.
The Helpline is manned by a small team of staff and experienced volunteers. Our phone lines are open Mondays - Fridays from 10.00am to 3.00pm. To reach the Helpline call 0333 405 4567 or email helpline@bdadyslexia.org.uk The BDA Helpline is a national free helpline service for people with…

Dyspraxia

Created On: 30/06/2019
Our helpline is available Monday to Friday, 9 am to 1 pm
What is Dyspraxia? Movement Matters, an umbrella organization representing major national groups in the UK that represent people with coordination difficulties offers the following definition: Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), also known as dyspraxia, is a common disorder affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination in children…

Educational Psychology Team- Coronavirus update

Created On: 01/05/2019
Bedford Borough Educational Psychology team drop in dates are now available for 2020/21.  The leaflet is on the right hand side of the page.  Due to Covid-19 all appointments are currently being conducted online over Microsoft Teams.   Who are we? The Educational Psychology Team work with…
Borough HallCauldwell StreetBedfordBedsMK42 9AP

Free school meals

Created On: 31/12/2019
Some children attending Bedford Borough schools may be eligible for free school meals. The child must attend a school in Bedford Borough, although may live outside the local authority. Your child might be able to get free school meals if you receive any of the following: Income…
Cauldwell StreetBedfordMK42 9AP

Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (known as IPSEA)

Created On: 30/06/2019
Advise line appointments are made available by our advisers as and when they know their availability, and can be released up to ten days in advance, any day or time. If there are currently no slots available, do check again soon as appointments are released regularly.
Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (known as IPSEA) is a registered charity (number 327691) operating in England. IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs…