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Developing Special Educational Needs (SEND) provision in mainstream schools - Have your say!

A public consultation is now open for feedback from families on the proposal for new Additionally Resourced Provisions in mainstream schools, specialising in social, emotional and mental health; cognition and learning; and complex communication and interaction needs.

An ARP is a provision in a mainstream school, designed to provide specialist and targeted support for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). ARPs receive extra funding, which means they can offer additional support and resources for the pupils who attend the provision.

Kirklees currently have 9 Additionally Resourced Provisions (known as Specialist Provisions). The plan is create more of these across the borough to ensure we can support more children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

How to have your say on the proposals: 
Online: You can take part in the consultation by completing the online consultation form on
our website at: (opens in a new window)

In person: You can find out more about the proposals by attending one of the consultation
drop-in sessions. Details of these events will be published on the following website: (opens in a new window)

Email: Please note that you can contact us via email should you have any queries regarding
these proposals. Please send emails to: (opens in a new window)

This consultation is open between 24 June 2022 and 22 July 2022. During this time, we are
inviting feedback about the proposals outlined in this consultation. You can express your
views online, by email, or in person at a consultation event.

Please make sure you respond by Friday 22 July 2022 to ensure that your views are heard.

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