The SEN (Special Educational Needs) Register is a list of children who need extra help because they have some sort of difficulty that affects their learning.
With some children their area of difficulty is clear. With other children the actual difficulty is less clear, but because they are not making good progress, additional support needs to be put in place.
Children can be placed on the SEN Register because they have difficulties in any of these areas:
There are different categories of need on the SEN Register. They are called:
Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)
(this has replaced Statements)
In addition to this Leicester City Education Department has another category that sits between SEN Support and EHCP called:
Click on the link below for an explanation of these different categories on the SEN Register.