Resource library


The resource library contains documents and forms which can be downloaded.

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School Transport

Education Health Care Needs Assessments (EHCNA)

An Education Health Care and Needs Assessment (EHCNA) is a detailed investigation to find out exactly what your child's special educational needs are.


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Emotionally healthy schools: resource pack

This resource pack has been developed as part of North Tyneside’s children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing strategy. The vision of the strategy is that all children, young people and their families in North Tyneside will achieve their optimum mental health and emotional wellbeing.

The documentation covers:

  • How well schools promote educational wellbeing for all pupils
  • Helping children and young people look after themselves
  • The skills and training that staff members require
  • Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) - NHS services that support children's mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Information can be found on the (HIVE – Health, Information and Advice, Virtual School, Emotional Wellbeing) website :


Information can also be found here about the mental Health Support Teams for schools (currently covering 20 schools) and the Barnardo’s Alliance.

Children and young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing | North Tyneside Council


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Social care

Information on additional support and care available to you and your child.

The documentation covers:

  • How the needs of a child are identified
  • Social work assessment process
  • Information on short breaks and respite.

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Preparation for adulthood

Information detailing the opportunities for young people who are preparing for adulthood.

The documentation covers:

  • Summary of North Tyneside's local offer.

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SENDIASS: useful documents

Special education needs and disability, information, advice and support service (SENDIASS) offer you impartial assistance in all aspects of special educational needs.

The documentation covers:

  • Clear information around the education, health and care (EHC) assessment
  • Description of SENDIASS
  • How to approach an appeal or disagreement with a decision.

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North Tyneside Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Vision Statement and Joint Commissioning Strategy - 2022 - 2024

The vision statement and joint commissioning strategy outlines the approach of North Tyneside Council, North Tyneside CCG, schools, and providers in responding to the SEND reforms. It describes our vision for children, young people and young adults with SEND aged 0-25 and how services for them will be commissioned over the next three years.

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Needs Assessment and Sufficiency Analysis

This document presents information about the needs of Children and Young People with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in North Tyneside and informs the joint commissioning decisions made for children and young people with SEN and disabilities, which are reflected in the services set out in the Local Offer.

Related documents

Building happy and healthy futures - Annual Reports

North Tyneside Council Strategies

SEND Inclusion Strategy 2021

SEND Accessibility Strategy 2020-2024

Ambition for Education

All age Autism Strategy

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Fire safety for disabled people

Department for Education publications

The Government have published their SEND improvement plan in response to consultation (March 2022). 

The plan explains what the Government will do to make sure more children and young people with SEND or in alternative provision get the support they need.