Education and children

Duty Line Numbers

If you have any queries or concerns, please call the following:

  • Family information: 0116 305 6545
  • If you are concerned for the safety of a child, please call Children's Duty First Response: 0116 305 0005
  • For Educational Health and Care Plans or Assessments, please contact SENA on: 0116 305 6600
  • For impartial information and advice relating to SEND, please call SENDIASS: 0116 305 5614
  • For education psychological evaluations, call Educational Psychology: 0116 305 5100
  • For children missing education¬†or a child with medical needs, call Education and Inclusion Team: 0116 305 2071
  • For Autism Outreach, Visual/Hearing Impaired, call The Specialist Teaching Service: 0116 305 9400
  • General Enquiries call: 0116 305 0002
  • For school closures or concerns the Education Effectiveness Team: 0116 305 3365

See also: our latest information on Free School Meal (FSM) vouchers.

Young boy and carer smile at each other whilst reading

If you're a resident interested in fostering, the upcoming county hall event is a chance to hear from other foster carers

The informal session is the perfect opportunity to find out more about the support available to adopt the amazing children waiting for a new home.

Allowances for foster carers have now risen, as the county look for carers with skills and dedication