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What is the Local Offer?

The purpose of the local offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available in their area and how to access them. The offer will include provision from birth to 25, across education, health and social care and leisure.

Local providers have given comprehensive information about how they meet the needs of children and young people with SEND, and this information can be found in their listings in this section of the FYi Directory.

Within the local offer you will also find links to information about SEND on the City of London website.

The aims of our local offer are to:

  • To provide clarity for parents and enable them to make informed choices
  • Support earlier intervention and reduce the need for assessments by giving families better access to services.
  • Enable the City of London to identify need and gaps in provision.
  • Provide an evidence base for improving progress and securing better outcomes for children and young people with SEND at school and local level.

We are always working to improve the Local Offer. If you have comments or suggestion about how it can be improved, or if you know of a service we haven’t listed please get in contact at the details on our home page. 

Safer Schools App

The City of London Corporation’s Safer Schools App provides support on topics including sexting, bullying, mental health, media literacy, gaming and sexual exploitation online.

Whilst ordinarily designed for use by individual schools, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been temporarily released by The City of London for use by all teachers, school staff, other safeguarding professionals and parents/carers.

To download, visit the Our Safer Schools webpage.

Make sure to allow push notifications to keep up to date with tips, advice and guidance on how to make your pupils/children safer.

After you have downloaded the App, use your phone/tablet camera to scan the QR code below:

If your child attends primary school scan this: Code 
If you child attends secondary school scan this: Code

Once you have scanned the QR code, the Safer School App will be activated. 

If you are unable to scan the QR Code, enter City of London Safer Schools in the "select your school" field. Press continue, then enter 7440 if your child attends primary school or 7675 if your child attends secondary school.

For any queries or further information about the App, please contact the Safer Schools Team using the blue live chat function on the bottom left hand side of Our Safer Schools website

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