EHC plans: sample formats

There'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.

Last reviewed on 23 March 2023
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  1. Check whether your local authority has an EHC plan template
  2. EHC plan templates from LAs

Check whether your local authority has an EHC plan template

Use your local authority’s (LA) template if it has one, but if it doesn’t you can make your own based on the requirements below. Make sure you agree with your LA in advance the approach you will take.

Include the required sections

Section Content A The views, interests and aspirations of the child and their parents B The child’s special educational needs (SEN) C The child’s health needs which are related to their SEN D The child’s social care needs, which are related to their SEN or to a disability E The outcomes sought for the child, including outcomes for adult life (this should include arrangements for the

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