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Get advice or make a referral to the Inclusion service

You can contact the Inclusion service if you're concerned about a child's or young person's access to, or inclusion in, high quality education, employment or training.

Get advice  

If you’re a: 

  • young person 

and are concerned about: 

  • not enough support available post 16 for education, employment or training 

Or, you’re a: 

  • parent / carer 
  • school / professional 

and are concerned about: 

  • needs not being met or behaviour not being managed in an educational setting 
  • missing or at risk of missing education (low or no attendance at school) 
  • how to receive an education with medical needs 
  • issues around home schooling 
  • anything else to prevent access to, or inclusion in, a high-quality education, 

you can call or email the Inclusion service for information and advice: 

Phone: 0116 305 2071 

Email: inclusionpupilsupport@leics.gov.uk  

Initial enquiries can be made anonymously, without providing details. 

Make a referral 

If you wish to act on your concerns and request support from the Inclusion service, you can make a referral.   

Referrals cannot be made anonymously because we require information about the child or young person to support them.  

Parental consent 

Parental consent is required for referrals regarding: 

  • needs not being met or behaviour not being managed in an educational setting 
  • how to receive an education with medical needs 
  • SEND 

Parental consent is not required for referrals regarding: 

  • missing or at risk of missing education (low or no attendance at school) 
  • providing information or raising concerns when a child is being removed from the school roll  

How to make a referral 

Young people, parents and carers

You can make a referral by calling or emailing us:

Phone: 0116 305 2071 

Email: inclusionpupilsupport@leics.gov.uk 

Schools or professionals

In the event of an urgent referral regarding permanent exclusion, please call the service on 0116 305 2071.

Please also follow the necessary safeguarding procedures if you feel that there are safeguarding concerns.  The contact details for First response can be found on our report abuse or neglect of a child page

If your referral is not urgent, please complete the Inclusion service referral form - an editable word document - and then email it to inclusionpupilsupport@leics.gov.uk  

You'll need to have actioned items in this checklist prior to completing the referral form.

Checklist of actions to complete prior to submitting the referral form  Opens new window

Inclusion Service referral form 

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