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Jul 1 2024

The Special Educational Needs and Inclusion Funding (SENIF) can be given to providers to support the needs of children with SEND. Eligibility criteria applies.

See below the current SENIF documents to use, with an explanation

SENIF criteria document
This document sets out the SENIF criteria for April 2024-25, it also contains important information about application windows and deadlines:  SENIF Critiera 2024-25


SENIF application form
This document is the application and audit form, please save this using the following format ‘your school/ setting name_ term applied for’ (e.g. ABC nursery_Summer 2024). Please fill this out with as much detail as possible and return to the team when an application window is open:  SENIF Critera Application and Audit 


SENIF consent form
We expect all parents/carers to have read and signed this consent form if you are applying for SENIF for their child, please send this to us along with the application spreadsheet: LBHF SENIF Consent TEMPLATE


SENIF target monitoring form
This document is the audit, if you have received SENIF for a child and plan on applying again, make sure you are completing this throughout the term to provide evidence of the impact. This should be input into the audit tab when completing the next application:  SENIF Target Monitoring Evaluation Form 

Please send all correspondence relating to SENIF (this includes applications and queries) to


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