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Easy Read Guides to SEND Support

The Department for Education and Mencap have produced two easy read guides to help set out changes in the new law for those with special educational needs or a disability. The first easy read guide has been written for parents and sets out how the recent changes…

Eating disorders explained

Find out the facts about eating disorders, including what they are, who's affected by them and what to do if you need help and support. What is an eating disorder? There are different types of eating disorder, the most common ones being anorexia, bulimia and…

The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide shows how much of what we eat overall should come from each food group to achieve a healthy, balanced diet. You don't need to achieve this balance with every meal but try to get the balance right over a day or even…

The eatwell plate

The eatwell plate highlights the different types of food that make up our diet, and shows the proportions we should eat them in to have a healthy, balanced diet. It's a good idea to try to get this balance right every day, but you don't need to…

Eczema in children: 7 tips to stop the itch

Dr Colin Holden, consultant dermatologist, has these tips for parents of babies and small children with eczema. Get an eczema diagnosis If you think your baby or child has eczema, see your GP to get a proper diagnosis and treatment. If necessary, your child may be…

Education and Childcare

When choosing the right educational placement for your child or young person it is important to look at all the options available to you. This section helps you compare early years and childcare provision, schools, colleges and services from across the county, find out what you…

Education Centres / Alternative Provision

Hampshire has seven Education Centres (EC) known elsewhere as Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) for KS3 and KS4. Places are commissioned for either pupils who are: permanently excluded, those at risk of permanent exclusion and for pupils with medical needs or who are emotional vulnerable and…

Education Health Care (EHC) Assessments

  The information below explains how to request an EHC assessment and what happens when you do.    

Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans

  The purpose of an EHC plan is to make special educational provision to meet the special educational needs of the child or young person, to secure the best possible outcomes for them across education, health and social care and, as they get older, prepare…

Elective home education

Hampshire County Council is committed to supporting families who choose to home educate their child. Taking responsibility for your child’s education is a major decision and parents need to be sure they can undertake education effectively. The impact on family life can also be considerable…
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