Annual reviews of EHC plans: guidance and processUpdatedFind out about the requirements for reviewing education, health and care (EHC) plans from the SEND Code of Practice, including who should conduct the review in your school and how to carry it out. Also see examples of local authority guidance and templates.
Costing SEN provision for individual pupilsFind out how to calculate the cost of SEN provision for individual pupils, track provision costs, and what funding is available for pupils with high needs. Use our templates to save time.
Differentiating between SEN and underachievementUpdatedGet help identifying whether a pupil has special educational needs (SEN) and download our guide for teachers on how to do this. There's also a template form for teachers to refer pupils for SEN provision.
EHC plans: sample formatsUpdatedThere's no one format that must be followed for education, health and care (EHC) plans, but they must include certain information. Read on to find out what this is and see template plans from local authorities.
How to help pupils with SEN contribute to their targetsPupils with special educational needs (SEN) should be involved in monitoring and setting their targets for EHC plans and IEPs. Learn how to support pupils to do this, with advice from an SEN expert and guidance from a local authority.
How to write outcomes for EHC plansFind out what you need to be thinking about when developing outcomes for education, health and care (EHC) plans, and have a look at some examples.
Parent factsheet: SEN supportShare our factsheet with parents so they can find out what support your school has for children with special educational needs (SEN).
Which pupils should be categorised as receiving SEN support?Is there guidance on which pupils should receive SEN support? This article features expert advice and a case study from a primary school on determining which pupils need SEN support, and which need extra support unrelated to SEN. We also look at the importance of reassessing pupils’ needs over time.