In this section
Knowing what your legal rights are can help make sure that your child gets the support they need in their education.
Information about additional support and services that are available at school to children with special educational needs.
We know the back to school preparations can get hectic – here are some
tips to make sure your deaf child has the best possible start to the new
Simple things you can do to develop language and literacy (reading and writing) skills in children with a hearing loss or glue ear during primary school.
Guidance for parents and teachers about teaching phonics to deaf children.
Simple things you can do to develop maths skills in children with a hearing loss during their primary school years.
Help for teachers and other staff in supporting your deaf child to achieve their potential.
Information about choosing a secondary school, preparing for the move to secondary school, and getting the most out of school.
A personal passport is a document that brings together all the most important information about your son or daughter so that any adult caring for them or working with them can support your child in the best way possible.
Information about the different exams and assessments your child will have, access arrangements, and revision tips.
Information for parents and teachers about deaf children and bullying.
Tips about how to prepare your deaf child for school trips.
Information for parents of deaf young people about preparing for work experience.
You might have noticed that your deaf child gets more tired than hearing children. Here we explain why this is and how you can help your child.
Find out how these absences should be recorded and how schools should make reasonable adjustments so your child isn’t disadvantaged in attendance award schemes.
Find out what to if your child has been excluded, especially if you think the exclusion amounts to disability discrimination.
Find out how to make a complaint to your child's school, and how to take a complaint further if you're not happy with the school's response.