New Code of Practice


The new Code of Practice reflects existing statutory duties regarding SEN provision and new statutory duties introduced under the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (NI) 2016. Much of this code is still in draft form awaiting Stormont approval.

The Core Principles of the Code are outlined below:

This code recognises a graduated response to reflect a continuum of needs and a continuum of provision which may be made in a variety of forms.