Wirral SEND Partnership

Important information – Following the Panorama programme ‘Cruelty in the Classroom’ that was broadcast on BBC One at 8pm on Monday 17th June 2024 WIRED are aware that many parent carers will be concerned about their children and young people.

If any Wirral parent carers are concerned and would like independent and impartial legally based information, advice or support in relation to the Life School or any other Wirral educational setting we would advise that you contact the Wirral SEND Partnership service (SENDIAS) service delivered by WIRED on 0151 522 7990 or via email at ias@wired.me.uk

Who we are and what we do

Wirral SEND Partnership (SEND IASS) provides free and confidential impartial information, advice and support to disabled children and young people, and those with SEN, and their parents. Wirral SEND Partnership also covers other issues related to special educational needs/disability (SEND) such as health and social care issues.

Wirral SEND Partnership offers:

  • Face-to-face meetings
  • Contact by telephone, email or social media
  • Support in meetings with other professionals
  • Help with letter writing or form-filling
  • Appointments at a place to suit you
  • Information about other services

Who can use our services

Information is available in a range of languages and formats if needed and Information, advice and support can be about any issue related to special educational needs or disability. You can self-refer or can ask someone else to refer on your behalf. Young people (aged 16-25)​ can ask for support separately from their parents/carers if they wish. Click on the dedicated webpage for information about SEND for children aged 11-15 and young people aged 16-25.

The office is open Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. We recommend meetings are arranged by telephone appointment.

Wirral Local Offer

Wirral SEND Partnership also help parents to navigate Wirral’s ‘Local Offer’ of services. The Local Offer provides information on what services children, young people and their families can expect from a range of local agencies, including education, health and social care as well as information about other local support services. Knowing what is out there gives you more choice and therefore more control over what support is right for you and your child. Go to https://www.sendlowirral.co.uk/ to find out what services are available in Wirral for children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities. ​

Local Parent Carer Forum PCPW – https://wirralparentcarergroup.co.uk/

How to access our services

Parents or young people can contact our services directly using the telephone number or email address below. Professionals can also contact Wirral SEND Partnership in the same way.

How to contact Wirral SEND Partnership

To contact Wirral SEND Partnership please call on: 

0151 522 7990 – Option 2 (staffed Monday to Friday 9am – 4.30pm)

or email ias@wired.me.uk