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SEND - Application & Transition

Our Foundation learning team and Derwent provision caters for students with moderate learning difficulties and a range of disabilities.

SEND Curriculum

East Durham College offers a wide range of courses for students with special educational needs and disabilities.

SEND - Teaching & Training

The College curriculum is broad and teaching styles vary according to the level of the programme and the abilities of the learners.

SEND - Assessment & Progress

SEND students studying at East Durham College benefit from regular assessments of their progress to ensure they are learning and progressing during their time with us.

SEND - Support

Specialist help and support is available to assist learners access the broad curriculum on offer.

SEND - Extra Curriculum Activities

Each course or programme for SEND students may include extra curricular activities.

SEND - Student Finance

Education up to the age of 18 is generally free. 16 to 19 year olds are mainly funded by the Education Funding Agency (EFA), 19+ learners by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA).

SEND - External Agencies & Partnerships

Staff work closely with parents and carers.

Useful Links (SEND)

The following is a list of links parents of SEND students may find useful:

East Durham College Clause 65 SEND Information

East Durham College Special Educational Needs (Information) Regulations Clause 65