Together achieving better decisions and brighter futures for Manchester families of children and young people aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)


Amanda Corcoran is currently Manchester City Council’s Director of Education.

Please visit Manchester City Council’s website for more information about the council’s senior structure, including for children’s services.

Please read on for some articles on our website relating to the Director of Education.

Letter of Thanks from Manchester City Council Re: Local Area SEND Inspection

Today, we received the following letter from Amanda Corcoran, Manchester City Council's Director of Education, thanking all parents and carers who got involved during a Local Area SEND Inspection in November. It is a message for everyone who gave feedback to the inspectors, whether through

Home-to-School Transport Issues

Over the past few months, we've heard from a number of parents and carers about issues they've encountered with regards to school transport. We raised your concerns, as well as a request to make public the home-to-school transport policy, to strategic contacts within Manchester

Local Area SEND Interim Visit

Back in March, Manchester was 'visited' by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for what is called a local area SEND interim visit. As part of their visit, inspectors met with local area leaders from Education, Health, Social Care, and parent/carer organisations such as