Tag Archives: EHCP

survey home education and special needs closes end October 2015

My survey on home education and special needs closes midnight October 31st 2015. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SENandhomeed2015

There have been 162 responses so far. Over two thirds of parents cite the child’s unhappiness at school as a reason for home education, half say that anxiety prevented the child from attending school, and over a third said their child was not making progress at school or was being bullied.
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timescales for transferring statement to EHC Plan

I have been asking local authorities for the paperwork they send to parents when a child or young person is due to transfer from a statement to an Education Health and Care Plan. My request was specifically about home educated children but many councils have just provided their standard letters and forms which apply to ALL children and young people.
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alternative provision to avert permanent school exclusion

This is the third post in my guide to school exclusion in order that the all-important conversations with the school and with the local authority – especially if the child has a statement of SEN or EHCP – can happen much earlier in the process. Continue reading