Parent Space

This page provides a few links and useful websites which you may find useful

Special Needs Jungle

Special Needs Jungle  is a website run by volunteer parents.


it contains useful information, up to date guidance on all things SEN including legaL advice, guidance and useful articles


Set up by two parents who are lawyers, Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (known as IPSEA) is a registered which offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with SEN.

They also provide training on the SEND legal framework to parents and carers, professionals and other organisations.

SEND Code of Practice 0-25

The SEND code of practice is the "go to" piece of guidance that all parents should be familiar with

This guidance contains details of legal requirements that everyone must follow

It explains the duties of local authorities, health bodies, schools and colleges to provide for those with SEN, including:

The code, which applies to England, is for:

  • headteachers and principals

  • governing bodies

  • school and college staff

  • special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinators

  • early years providers

  • other education settings

  • local authorities

  • health and social services staff