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2. SEN Funding

Special Educational Needs Funding for Early Years

For information on early help assessment, Early Year's Forum and funding information, see our Educational Offer:

Educational Offer

Additional funding for providers to support children with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities aged three and four.

PDF Document Disabled access funding (DAF) Guidance (516 KB)

Special Educational Needs Funding for Mainstream Schools

Below is the Additional Educational Needs (AEN) application form, together with the guidance notes. 

Please note: you should use this paperwork only for Staffordshire resident pupils attending Staffordshire mainstream or academy schools. Also if the pupil does not have a Statement or EHCP.

The referral should be sent to: sendreferrals@staffordshire.gov.uk

Please note: the password for the application form is AEN 

Application form

Word Document ADN / HLN application form (Word format) (695 KB)
 

PDF Document ADN / HLN application form (PDF format) (295 KB) 

Guidance notes

PDF Document ADN / HLN guidance notes (321 KB) 

Remit and composition notes

PDF Document HLN remit and composition (91 KB) 

AEN exemplars

PDF Document Part A (26 KB)
 

PDF Document Part B (17 KB)
 

PDF Document Part C (61 KB)
 

PDF Document Part D (28 KB)
 

PDF Document Part E (100 KB)
 

PDF Document Pen portraits (14 KB) 

Email addresses for the ACN inboxes

Lichfield and Cannock

acnlichfieldcannock@staffordshire.gov.uk

Newcastle and Staffordshire Moorlands

acnnewcastlemoorlands@staffordshire.gov.uk

Stafford and South Staffordshire

acnstaffordsouthstaffs@staffordshire.gov.uk

Tamworth and East Staffordshire

acntamwortheaststaffs@staffordshire.gov.uk

Special Educational Needs Funding for Special Schools

This document sets out the Local Authority’s admission process and funding criteria (matrix) and funding levels linked to the needs of individual pupils who are to be educated in one of Staffordshire’s 23 maintained and academy special schools.

PDF Document The Staffordshire special school matrix manual (860 KB)

Related advice

Local Offer: Early years 0-4
Information about the range of services available to families with a child or children who have a disability or an additional need.

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