Coronavirus and schools: FAQs

This briefing paper looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on schools and pupils. It largely focuses on England, and has been updated following the Prime Minister's February 2021 announcement of the wider reopening of schools in England from 8 March 2021.

Coronavirus and schools: FAQs

Special Educational Needs: support in England

This House of Commons Library briefing sets out the system of support for children and young people in England aged 0-25 with special educational needs (SEN). The briefing provides an overview of the new system introduced in 2014, the transitional arrangements, and how the new system differs from that which preceded it. It also includes a brief history of the movement towards reform that preceded the 2014 changes, and information on the impact of the new system available to date.

Special Educational Needs: support in England