Measures of success were presented to and endorsed by the Education and Skills Cabinet Panel on 13 July 2011.
- Evidence from surveys of stakeholders demonstrating whether DSPL has provided strategic leadership for CYP with SEND.
- Assessment of good outcomes in the attainment, progress and wellbeing of CYP with SEND, including:
- The extent to which the attainment gap for reaching level 4 at Key Stage 2 and 5 A* - C GCSEs is narrowing between these CYP and their peers.
- Evidence that the progress and well being of children with more complex needs has improved.
- Reduction in the proportion of young people with SEND not in Education, Employment or Training.
- The proportion of providers rated good or outstanding.
- Evidence of increased skills and confidence amongst teachers in meeting a range of needs.
- Measures assessing stakeholders’ confidence and satisfaction with the quality of HCC and partner agencies’ support services including access and value for money.
- The rate of attendance and other measures from the Behaviour and Attendance strategy.
- Evidence of swifter identification of CYPs needs/provision.
- Measures assessing parents’ confidence and satisfaction with local SEND services and provision.
- The proportion of CYP with SEND having their needs met locally, e.g. in County and in each local partnership area.
- The level of savings on home to school transport accruing to the County Council from DSPL.
- (i) A reduction in expenditure on independent placements.
(ii) Evidence that the resources available for SEND services and provision are more equitably distributed across the county in response to levels of need.
- (i) Evidence of good partnership working at local level between schools/settings, parents and services.
(ii) The changing pattern of local provision.