SEND Support / Additional Needs

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Portage is a home-visiting educational service offering one to one support for pre-school children with SEND and their families to encourage learning and playing together. To find out more visit

The Wakefield Local Offer outlines the support on offer across the district in relation to SEND. To find out more, visit

The Parent Carer Forum works with parents and carers of children with SEND to make a positive difference and improve the quality of life for all children and families in Wakefield. To find out more, visit

Sensory Stay and Play

Available at your local Family Hub. This is for pre-school children aged 2 to 5 with additional sensory or communication needs providing high quality, well-planned, and stimulating activities to support learning and development. Ask your Health Visitor, Nursery Nurse, or a Health Professional to refer you.