News and Resources


Drop-in sessions: early years, post-16 & the neurodevelopmental pathway

Read the messages which came through from parent carers at our drop-in sessions on early years services and support, post-16 services and support, and the neurodevelopmental pathway.

Specialist facilities in mainstream schools

We held two sessions for parent carers to talk about specialist facilities in mainstream schools. The feedback from these sessions will feed into the local authority's work on planning and monitoring of educational provision in East Sussex. Read about the main messages and what happens next.

ESPCF June 2023 update

Read a summary of our latest news and activities, including our engagement work across the county.

Specialist respite services

Read about our recent meeting with the Children’s Disability Service which we arranged following feedback from parent carers asking for more information about specialist respite services

Spring 2023 temperature check results

Each term we ask parent carers in East Sussex to let us know their overall feelings about how things are going in what we call our 'temperature check' poll. Click to see the spring 2023 results.

Preparing for Ofsted and CQC area SEND inspection

We expect that East Sussex County Council will soon receive an area SEND inspection from Ofsted and the CQC (Care Quality Commission) under the new framework which started in January this year. Read about what happens during an inspection and how families can share their views.