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COVID 19 - SEND updates and resources

Communication updates


23 September Test and Trace

Letter from Public Health England to parents and guardians dated 23 September.  This is an important letter to share some information on how we can work together to make sure we can continue to give children and young people the best education in the safest way possible (pdf).

Risk Assessments

Ian Dodds, Director of Children's Services and Tonia Michaelides, Executive Locality Director, Richmond and Kingston Clinical Commissioning Groups sent the following letter on 25 June:

A letter has been sent to parents and carers of children and young people who have an Education, Health and Care Plan. It outlines the process that should be followed by schools when conducting risk assessments. 

Read the letter on the Risk Assessment (opens a new window) page.

Letter to children and young people with EHCPs and their families

Ian Dodds, Director of Children's Services and Tonia Michaelides, Managing Director, Kingston & Richmond Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) sent the following letters on 23 April:

Letter to children and young people (pdf)

Letter to parents and carers (pdf)

At the same time Young People in the SEND Participation Groups shared their top tips and positive messages with children and young people to help them during the COVID crisis. 

Top tips and positive messages (pdf)