Special educational needs

The Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Team run free courses across Lancashire for parent carers of children and young people who have or may have special educational needs or disability (SEND) and are at the beginning of the SEN support process.  If you would like to find out more information, please click on the link below. 

Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Team  free courses   

Please click on the link below to view the FIND Summer 2019 Newsletter 

FIND Summer 2019 

  • Please click below to view a letter from Lancashire County Council regarding improving services for children and young people with additional needs. 

        Letter to parents/carers 


  • Burnley Football Club run Disability Sport Sessions which are free of charge.

       Please click below to see which group sessions your child may be able to access. 

       Burnley Football Club are currently working with some of our SEN students in PE on Fridays. 

       Disability Sport Sessions 


  • The Lancashire SEND Partnership brings together all the agencies in Lancashire which provide the special educational needs and disability (SEND) services for children, young people, their parents and carers. 

Please click on the link below to read the latest news from the Lancashire SEND Partnership. Here you will find information about the improvement journey for SEND services in Lancashire, learn more about parent carer engagement activities and the launch of the local area partnerships.  There's also an update on the Local Offer re-development and a handy link to the on-going POET survey.

Click here for latest news from Lancashire SEND Partnership 



The local offer brings together information that is helpful to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities and their families. If you require any more information about the Local Offer you can access it here LOCAL OFFER  

Please click on the link below for the SEN & Disability - Local Offer for Sir John Thursby 

Sen & Disability Local Offer 2018/2019