Support for special educational needs and disability

If you're worried your child may have special education needs

A child or young person has special educational needs (SEN) if they have a learning difficulty or disability that means special arrangements have to be made for their education.

If you are worried that your children has special educational needs, you can get information and advice:

We also provide information on:

You can find detailed information the accessibility of places around Thurrock at AccessAble: Thurrock.

If you have tried all the support services above and would still like to contact our special education needs team, you can do so by email or phone.

Special Education Needs team

: 01375 652 555


We acknowledge emails automatically and reply to email or phone messages within 5 working days.

Notice of Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission re-visit

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will carry out jointly a re-visit of Thurrock Council from 13 December 2021 to 15 December 2021. This follows the previous inspection that took place between 4 March 2019 and 8 March 2019. Details of the re-visit are provided in the letter below.

For information about previous inspections, go to inspections and actions.