Special schools face many specialised and more specific challenges to mainstream schools. The way in which local authorities and other key stakeholders commission services has changed radically creating huge uncertainties for everyone involved:
The changes being introduced by the coalition government have also raised growing uncertainties in the debate on inclusivity versus special schools and the funding arrangements.
Faced with all of these factors, SMfS can review your current situation and recommend how to maintain and increase your enquiries from parents and students plus referrals from LAs and other areas.
We can also advise on the pros and cons of becoming a special Free School.
Our advice will ensure a solid and positive foundation to your relationship with all your stakeholders.