Preparing for a new school or key stage - your questions answered

We know that a child’s transition to a new school or key stage in September is always an important time for parents and carers; and we appreciate that this is especially so during this COVID-19 pandemic.

To help, we’ve compiled the following frequently asked questions (FAQs) to reflect the conversations we’ve had with parents and carers regarding their child’s transition to a new school or key stage in September.

 
We recommend that your Local Authority should remain your first point of contact for issues in relation to your child’s special education support. Our team are here if you are struggling to make contact with your local team or would appreciate an independent viewpoint.

Do you have another question?

For more personalised support for your child, please do not hesitate to contact us for input from one of our Specialist Education Support Officers. 

0800 781 1444