What is the Local Offer?
The Local Offer publishes services available for children and young people (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities. We, and all other local authorities, are required
to publish this information by:
- Children and Families Act 2014
- Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice 2014; 0-25 years
- Department for Education regulations (PDF)
Easy read guide to the Local Offer
You can download this easy read guide which explains what the Local Offer is and how you can use it:
What does the Local Offer do?
The Local Offer:
- improves choice and transparency for families
- helps professionals to understand the range of services and provision available locally
- improves joint commissioning arrangements for services by setting out in a single place what is available locally.
- We are working together with children and young people, parents and carers and with local services, including the voluntary and community sector, to develop our offer and keep it under review.
If you would like to be involved then please contact us by emailing
What does the Local Offer cover?
- Special educational provision
- Health provision
- Social care provision
- Other educational provision
- Training provision
- Arrangements for children and young people to travel to schools, colleges and early years education
Annual report from Northamptonshire's Local Offer
Help with using the Local Offer
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