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Welcome to our Special Education Needs and Disability….

Send Policy

Hartlepool College of Further Education is committed to ensuring all students have the best learning experience whilst at college.  Please read our SEND Policy which gives a full breakdown of our commitment to learners with specific learning difficulties and/or disabilities.


Hartlepool college has a wide range of equipment and resources available to support those learners with specific learning difficulties and/or disabilities.  Our new spacious building has plenty of clearly marked disabled parking bays as well as a newly fitted Accessibility Suite.

Exam Concessions

Hartlepool College of Further Education has a structured process to ensure learners receive exam concessions if successful upon an application.  Please follow the link below for more information.

Education, Health and Care Plans

Hartlepool College is committed to working with learners with and Education, Health and Care plan both during transition to college and whilst on programme.  Please follow the link below for more information. If you have not received a EHCP review appointment by the end of April in the academic year, it is important that you contact the college SENDCO so that the local authority can be informed and a review date scheduled.

Support & Contacts

Hartlepool college has an experience SEND team.  Please click the link below for full contact details of the SEND team.


Hartlepool college has a structured additional transition programme for SEND learners to ensure they are fully ready for college life and enjoy their time in further education from day 1 of their main programme.  Please click link below for further details.

Students without an Education, Health Plan Requiring Support

If you would like to apply for extra support or need equipment/resources to help you with your learning journey at college, please click below and follow the procedure outlined to ensure we carry out a full assessment for support and make the reasonable adjustments which may needed.


Associated documents

  • Special Education Needs and Disability Policy (Word Docx)
  • Accessibility Policy (Word .docx)
  • Education, Health & Care Plan (Word .docx)
  • Exam Concessions (Word .docx)
  • Transition + (Word .docx)
  • Support and Contacts (Word .docx)
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