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Challenging the placement of a pupil with SEND: guidance and checklist
There are times when you can't meet the needs of a pupil with an EHC plan. Be clear on your requirements and use our checklist to help you make the best possible case to your LA if you want to challenge a pupil's placement at your school.
- You must admit a pupil if your school is named on their EHC plan
- You can contest the placement ...
- ... but not on the grounds of funding constraints
- Download our checklist to help you state your case
- If a pupil at your school has been awarded an EHC plan and now you can’t meet their needs
- Unsuccessful in contesting the placement? Consider these options
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