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.

Following consultation with interested parties, Newham has identified the following projects:

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


​Cost from Special Provision Capital Fund

Additional SEND Places​

​Improvement Work

​Calverton Primary School



​Ranelagh Primary School



Sandringham Primary School​



Newham College FE​



​N.Beckton Primary School




​N. Woolwich JFK Annex



Education Links​



Proposed Special School Satellites for Secondary ​





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​ 

Further consultation on the proposed special school satellite sites to provide provision for secondary aged pupils will commence in the autumn term 2019.

In line with DfE requirements, an updated spreadsheet showing allocations of the funding for specific projects is published 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).