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Ordinarily Available Provision

Ordinarily Available Provision

Resources that should be available for children and young people in mainstream educational settings.

What is Ordinarily Available Provision

Ordinarily Available Provision (pdf, 570KB) (opens new window) is the resources and support we expect to be available for children and young people with SEND in mainstream education settings. This information is for parents and carers of children with SEND, and the professionals who work with them.

The information in the document is divided into two sections.

Section 1: Expectations

Section 1 covers:

  • assessment
  • partnerships
  • pastoral care
  • the learning environment
  • teaching and learning strategies
  • resources
  • staff skills and training
  • transition and transfer

Section 2: Support for broad areas of need

Section 2 covers:

  • cognition and learning
  • communication and interaction
  • social, emotional and mental health
  • sensory and physical needs

If you have questions about Ordinarily Available Provision, speak to the SEND Coordinator at your child's education setting.