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Letter to parents from Head of Education

Tuesday 10th November 2020

Dear Parents and Carers,

Please find enclosed a letter from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families Mrs. Vicky Ford to all children and young people with special educational needs and
disabilities (SEND), their parents/carers and families, and others who support them. The letter covers the following topics:

  • school attendance
  • new guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable people in England
  • remote education
  • new winter package to provide further support for children and families
  • face coverings in education settings
  • respite
  • health services for children and young people with SEND

Minister Ford open letter to the SEND sector (9th November)