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Two new special schools for Cheshire East set to open

Two new special schools for Cheshire East set to open

Two new special schools catering for children aged between four and 18 across Cheshire East are set to open.

The schools, Axis Academy and Lavender Field School, aim to cater for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), such as those with social, emotional and mental health needs.

August 27, 2020
Bid to improve care for SEND youngsters in Cheshire East after damning inspection

Bid to improve care for SEND youngsters in Cheshire East after damning inspection

By Stephen Topping
Urgent measures to improve support for youngsters in Cheshire East with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) have been drawn up following a damning inspection.

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found “serious weaknesses” when they assessed Cheshire East Council and NHS bodies in the borough on their provision for SEND support in March.

July 17, 2018
Ofsted finds ‘serious weaknesses’ in Cheshire East SEND services

Ofsted finds ‘serious weaknesses’ in Cheshire East SEND services

By Stephen Topping
Ofsted inspectors have criticised Cheshire East Council for “serious weaknesses” in its services for youngsters with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).

Now the authority has to provide a ‘Written Statement’ to Ofsted to outline how it intends to improve.

May 14, 2018