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ACE (Advisory Centre for Education)

ACE (Advisory Centre for Education) provides free independent advice and information about state education in England for 5-16 year olds. ACE offers a free telephone adviceline.  Advice booklets can be downloaded from the website.  Topics covered include: school admissions and appeals, exclusion from school, special educational needs and disability, attendance, bullying and raising concerns with your child's school.

Thier regular magazine (ACE Bulletin) provides up-to-date information on current issues & sign posts key publications and reports.

They also arrange training course for professionals working with parents of children with SEN.

Who to contact

Advice Line: 0300 0115 142

Adviceline is open Monday to Wednesday, 10am to 1pm. Term time only

Calls to the adviceline cost the same as calling a standard landline number - even from a mobile. 0300 numbers are included in any inclusive call minute packages offered by phone operators.