Jeannette Bidder SEND Consultancy and Training
                  Jeannette Bidder SEND Consultancy and Training 




"Jeannette has worked with Eaton Square School for several years bringing a wealth of experience in S.E.N.D. and Safeguarding to both staff and parents. She has been involved with all age groups within the school, from Nursery to Year 8, guiding and supporting whenever needed; her advice has been invaluable."

Headmaster, Eaton Square School, London.



"I have worked alongside Jeannette Bidder to support several children over the last three years; her expertise in this area is invaluable in meeting individual needs, plus she has helped me and the staff through the complicated process of applying for an Education, Health and Care Plan. She has been a great support to the school in dealing with any sensitive issues and her approach when dealing with parents is empathetic. I would highly recommend her services; her vast experience in special educational needs is exemplary and she has helped us to transform our approach to supporting children with additional needs." 

Head of Pre-Prep, Hyde Park School, London.






I welcome your enquiries, thoughts, comments or personal contact requests. Each pupil's case and needs are different: hourly or daily rates are available for E.H.C.P. applications. Telephone 0777 614 8787 for details.



S.E.N.D Training is normally offered by the half day or full day. Host School Options are different (with no cost to the Host School) and so do call for information that fits the needs of your school, or group of schools.


As Parent Representative at Tribunal appeals for EHC Plans - in an advocate role - providing consultations, advice and expert support as an independent SEND consultant, I offer a bespoke service at an hourly rate of £70.


The timeframe for the full process of EHC Plan applications is set to take 20 weeks, as a national requirement.


As each child's case is so different - with specialist reports often being vital - total costs vary hugely, but often 12 to 25 consultancy hours are needed for complex EHC Plan applications or appeals to SEND Tribunal from start to finish, as a rough guide. Often meetings with local authorities and various experts are key: travelling time is not charged. 



Please use the contact form below to get in touch. A brief outline of requirements is helpful so that useful dialogue in person, by telephone or email may follow.


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"Jeannette Bidder's wealth of expertise has proved invaluable in our setting. She is incredibly knowledgeable, and her vast experience has enabled teachers to support children more effectively. She is very good at explaining complex learning issues in ways that are easy for teachers and parents to understand. I couldn't recommend her services more highly."


Head of Pre-Prep,

Eaton Square School, London



" Well informed, inspirational sessions that are aimed at all members of staff who work with young children. Jeannette is capable, experienced and confident and always leaves her audience buzzing with ideas and enthusiasm, a true professional with a wealth of experience to share!"



The Lyceum School, London




"I have always relied on Jeannette for her professionalism, the depth of her knowledge and the breadth of her experience. No one is more familiar with learning needs and the multiple layers of fact and fiction surrounding them." 

Susan Hayes,


Riddlesworth Hall School




"Inspiring and pragmatic. What most impresses me about Jeannette, other than her breadth and depth of knowledge, is how well she communicates with parents. Jeannette's compassion and her understanding of individual children's needs shines through."

Head Teacher,

The Study School,

New Malden



Call tel. 0777 614 8787 for further information.