children and young people

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Surrey County Council invests £36m to create hundreds of additional specialist school places

Surrey’s children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to benefit from a much broader choice of schools and placements within the county following the council’s decision to invest £36m in widening its specialist education provision. This latest investment will create 213 additional specialist school places for the academic year … Continue reading

Young people in care urged to tell council inquiry how to improve services

Young people who have been in care, and the people and organisations which support them, are being urged to give honest feedback to Surrey County Council to help the local authority improve its services for looked after children. In a survey launched this week, a task group formed by one of the council’s select committees … Continue reading

Over 3,000 laptops provided to Surrey’s young people with help from volunteers

Over 3,00 laptops have been provided to disadvantaged children and young people in Surrey during the coronavirus pandemic. A Department for Education (DfE) scheme allowed for children and young people to receive laptops and internet access from government to help them keep on top of their work during lockdown. The criteria for receiving a device … Continue reading


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