Central Government has committed £265 million of capital funding (Special Provision Capital Fund) to help Local Authorities create new school places and improve existing facilities for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
The Special Provision Capital Fund has been created to, "...invest in provision for children and young people with SEN and disabilities aged 0 to 25 to improve the quality and range of provision available to the Local Authority. It is intended for the children and young people with Education, Health and Care Plans for whom the local authority is responsible." (DfE 2017). For further information please click here.
Wolverhampton has been allocated £1,428,006 across the period 2018/19 to 2020/21.
The City of Wolverhampton Council has identified investment priorities for this fund; as summarised within the below short plan.
If you have any queries regarding the Special Provision Capital Fund please do not hesitate to contact Tom Knott, SEND Commssioning Officer using the below details.