Information and advice

The Early Years and Childcare team deal with all work relating to inclusive practice in early years settings. We provide information, advice, guidance, forms and links to support children in your setting and the quality of your inclusive practice.

Contacts to this team should be via

All childcare providers are required to offer an inclusive environment and to respond to individual children’s needs. The Local Offer website has information on specialist and targeted services across education, health and social care in Portsmouth.

If you wish to apply for SEND Inclusion Fund (SENDIF), please email

Useful website links can be found below and additional documents at the bottom of the page:

Contact about training, workshops and other workforce development matters should be via