Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

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Parents of children with SEND can also obtain impartial advice and support from Durham SENDIASS, formerly Durham Parent Partnership Service which is a statutory service supporting parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities. Durham SENDIASS provides confidential information, advice and support through a range of services. This includes home visits, attending school meetings and liaison with all services working with children and young people. Training and guidance for parents and schools on SEND issues are also provided. Please find further information on the website


For further information on support services for families and children with SEND please also refer to the Durham County Families Information Service website at