Early Years Action

The Early Years Action plan is offered to children at an early age with additional needs. The Key Worker or SENCO will carry out an assessment of your child's needs to decide what support they require.

The triggers for Early Years Action support may be around levels of progress your child is making, their behaviour, sensory or physical problems. This support is in place to ensure your child gets the best opportunities from the setting.

Your child will have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) that includes targets for the setting and dates of regular meetings. The IEPs should set out:

  • what special help is being given
  • who will provide the help and how often
  • what help you can give to your child at home

Early Years Action Plus

If you child is not making enough progress through the Early Years Action programme, they may be able to receive additional support from other professionals such as speech therapists or specialist teachers.

For more information, please follow this link to the Direct Gov website: Early Years Action.