Special educational needs

Special Provision Fund

The Department for Education (DfE) has allocated Newham £3,803,265 Special Provision Capital Funding over three financial years (2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21) towards investment in improving the quality and range of provision for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities through:

  • Creating new (additional) places at good or outstanding provision
  • Improving facilities or developing new facilities.

Allocation of Special Provision Fund 2018/19 to 2020/21

Following consultation with interested parties and a key decision, Newham identified projects that will be delivered under this funding.

The Officer Key Decision Report 25 July 2019 provides further details of these.

Read the Key Decision Report 25 July 2010 on the mgov platform​ 

In line with DfE requirements, an updated spreadsheet showing  the projects delivered  under this funding can be downloaded below.

Download Newham’s Special provision plan (Excel)

Other information

The Officer Key Decision Report 14 March 2018 allocated funding for the initial allocation of £746,760 for 2018/19 and proposed projects:

​Read the Key Decision Report 14 March 2018 on the mgov platform​ 

Further information on the Special Provision Fund from the DfE is available:

GOV.UK guidance on SEND provision capital funding for pupils with EHC plans


Find out what support is available in Newham if your child has special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).