Local Offer Provider Checklist

  1. Register your provision/service/organisation on the BFIS website. You can read instructions on how to register.
  2. Once registered, complete the Local Offer information on your BFIS website record. 

  3. If you are a maintained school/setting/pupil referral unit (PRU), complete your Annual SEND Information Report. Upload it to your record or send it to familyinfo@buckscc.gov.uk. You can read the government advice on what to include in your Annual SEN Information Report

  4. For maintained schools/settings/PRUs, write and publish your SEND Policy. See Model SEN Policy for Schools

  5. If you are a private, voluntary, maintained or independent early years provider complete the Local Offer information on your BFIS website record.

  6. Link to the Buckinghamshire Local Offer from your own website: www.bucksfamilyinfo.org/localoffer

  7. Check that any content pages that reference your service, organisation or specialist subject on the Local Offer are up to date and accurate. Use a keyword search and view the 'Related information' results at the top of the page.  If you need any changes made, please contact BFIS at familyinfo@buckscc.gov.uk

  8. Add relevant activities or events for young people with SEND on the BFIS website.

  9. Regularly update the Provider 'You Said, We Did' section of your BFIS website record template to demonstrate how you have responded to service user feedback.  Contact BFIS if you are unsure how to do this.

  10. Provide your own feedback on the Local Offer by using the e-form on the 'Tell Us What You Think' page, or contacting BFIS directly.