Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans

Information about Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans

Welcome to the statutory Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan section of our Local Offer.

Here you can find out more information about statutory support, including how to request a statutory Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessment and information about SEND Personal Budgets.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Team & Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plans

If your child is not making the progress expected despite receiving additional help (SEN Support) then a statutory Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment may be carried out by the SEND Team. Please click the link above for more information. 

Easy Read version of Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment

Easy Read version of "What is an Education, Health and Care Plan"

SEND Personal Budgets

Special Educational Needs (SEND) Personal Budgets are a way of having more choice and control over meeting the needs in your child's Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan. SEND Personal Budgets can be requested either when your child's EHC plan is being drafted or when it has been issued. Please click the link above for more information.

The below video uses a real life case study to look at the process of requesting and getting an Education, Health and Care plan.
This video looks at what an Education, Health and Care plan is and the process of getting one for your child. There are some clear diagrams to help you try to understand the process.