Schools and colleges approved under section 41 of the Children and Families Act 2014 including Independent special schools and colleges
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Lists of all independent schools and colleges for children with special educational needs or disability (SEND), including:
- schools and colleges approved under section 41 of the Children and Families Act 2014 in England and Wales
- independent special schools in England, including non-maintained special schools (NMSS) is available on https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-and-alternative-provision-area-guidelines
NMSS are schools that the Secretary of State for Education has approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996.
You can filter the lists by local authority or by type of school.
Visit the school and college performance tables if you'd like to find out about special schools or colleges maintained by a local authority.
Read our guide for independent special schools and colleges interested in applying for approval under section 41.
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This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations