Additional Learning Needs System

On 1 September 2021, the new Additional Learning Needs (ALN) system was introduced.  This new system replaces the special educational learning needs (SEN) system and is to be implemented over a phased 4 year period.

Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018

The Additional Learning Needs (Wales) Regulations 2021

The Additional Learning Needs Code for Wales 2021

Welsh Government has produced a number of factsheets and other information, including a parents’ guide and a practitioner guide.  Additional information and online practitioner training is also available on Hwb, Welsh Government’s digital platform for learning and teaching in Wales.

You may also be interested in signing up to the Welsh Government bulletin on everything ALN, including updates, resources, guidance and much more subscribe to the ALN Bulletin.

Members of TSANA have also provided ALN information on their organisational websites, either generically or in relation to specific learning needs.  Please visit the TSANA home page for links to our members’ websites.