Northamptonshire SEND Accountability Board

Type of service:
Local Government Department
c/o One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1ED
Service description:

The SEND Accountability Board is made up of professionals from areas of education, health, and care. It includes parent/carer representatives from the Northants Parents Forum Group (NPFG) and young people from the Shooting Stars group.

The Board

  • Develops plans and proposals in line with the agreed strategic priorities of the Children’s Early Help Partnership
  • Horizon-scans for policies and research to inform strategy and delivery
  • Develops (and oversees) the implementation of the SEND strategy and action plan
  • Commissions services that support the delivery of the plan

The SEND Accountability Board aims to:

  • Ensure effective coordination and implementation of services for disabled children within Northamptonshire provided at home and at school.
  • Ensure the integrated planning, development, and delivery of services for disabled children and young people in their families, schools, and settings across Northamptonshire.
  • Ensure that the views of children, young people, and their families are integral to the planning and implementation processes.
  • Monitor outcomes for disabled children and young people in Northamptonshire, and amends service-delivery according to the trends and needs identified through the monitoring process.
Age range:
0 - 100 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Professionals/Staff
Referral route:
  • No referral needed
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