The SEND and AP improvement plan sets out the government's plan to reform its approach to special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and alternative provision (AP). The overarching aim is to pull the 2 systems together to create a sustainable, easy to navigate single system that meets the needs of all concerned.
On 2 March 2023, the government published its plan for improvement: The SEND and AP Improvement Plan - Right Support, Right Place, Right Time. We'll refer to it as ‘the plan’ throughout this article.
The rules haven’t changed yet
See a timeline of the proposed actions in this roadmap published by the Department for Education