U-educate SEND is a holistic consultancy dedicated to providing comprehensive support to parents, schools, and local authorities in navigating the complexities of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). With a focus on Education, Health, and Care Needs Assessment (EHCNA), Access Arrangements, and tailored SEND support, U-educate SEND is committed to fostering inclusive and accessible learning environments.

Mission Statement

“At U-educate SEND, our mission is to empower individuals with SEND by providing expert guidance, fostering inclusive practices, and advocating for their unique needs. We believe in the transformative power of education when it is accessible to all, and we are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of students, parents, and educational institutions.”

Key Services

Key Services

EHCNA Expertise:

U-educate specialises in guiding parents and schools through the Education, Health, and Care Needs Assessment process. Our team of professionals possesses in-depth knowledge of the legal frameworks and procedures, ensuring a seamless and informed experience.  The team are able to carry out assessments to support the request and produce the write-up of the EHCNA on behalf of the school. Furthermore, the team can support local authorities in producing Draft EHCP by collating all the information from school, parent/carers and the professionals. A mediation and tribunal service are available to support schools, parent/carers and the local authority. 

Access Arrangements Support:

U-educate offers expertise in facilitating Access Arrangements for individuals with specific needs during examinations. Our consultants work closely with educational institutions to ensure that students receive appropriate accommodations, promoting a fair and inclusive assessment environment.  Our practitioners are registered with British Psychological Society.

School Accessibility Planning:

Schools must have a written accessibility plan. Accessibility plans can be part of the SEND Information Report. Useful guidance can be found within the Equality Act 2010: Advice for Schools document.

As part of the Accessibility Planning we produce an audit and example accessibility plan and template. This is done in consultation with stakeholders and teachers.

Accessibility Audit Tool

Accessibility Plan and Template

School Accessibility Checklist

SEND Support Solutions:

U-educate provides a range of tailored SEND support solutions, collaborating with schools and local authorities to develop individualised strategies for students with diverse needs. Our approach is holistic, addressing academic, social, and emotional aspects of each individual’s development.

Key Features

Key Features

Professional Team:

U-educate boasts a team of experienced professionals, including educational psychologists, special education experts, and legal consultants. Our team is dedicated to staying abreast of the latest developments in SEND legislation and best practices.

Collaboration and Advocacy:

We actively collaborate with parents, schools, and local authorities to ensure a collaborative and supportive approach to addressing the unique needs of each student. U-educate serves as an advocate for individuals with SEND, promoting awareness and understanding.

Training and Workshops:

U-educate offers training sessions and workshops for educators, parents, and other stakeholders to enhance their understanding of SEND issues. These sessions cover a range of topics, including effective teaching strategies, legal considerations, and fostering inclusive learning environments.

OFSTED Support:

We are able to support schools in preparation for OFSTED with their paperwork and reporting and data collection evidence.  We can provide guided walk-throughs, whole school and individual subject ‘Deep-dives’ and also, we can conduct pre-inspection audits, analysis, evaluation and improvement plans.