SEND Code of Practice 2014

school1Department of Education and Department of Health

Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years

Publication date: July 2014
Ranking: essential

This Code of Practice provides statutory guidance on duties, policies and procedures relating to Part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014 and associated regulations and applies to England. It relates to children and young people with special educational needs (SEN) and disabled children and young people.

The main changes from the SEN Code of Practice (2001) are described. These reflect the changes introduced by the Children and Families Act 2014.

How to obtain a copy
The document can be downloaded for free by following this link.

How to obtain a copy in an alternative format or language
Please write to:
Ministerial and Public Communications Division
Department for Education
Piccadilly Gate
Store Street

M1 2WD

Telephone: 0370 000 2288
Email: By contact form


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