Number of Children who did not receive their final transition Education Health Care Plan by the 15.02 deadline in 2018 & 2019

Denise Kern made this Freedom of Information request to Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 140 authorities

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The request was successful.

Please advise with regards the following questions:

As per 1 May 2018, how many children in your local authority had a Statement of Special Educational Needs?

How many children with special educational needs in your local authority area required an Education Health Care Plan or statement of SEN for transitioning from primary to secondary school in September 2018?

How many of these children received their final transition Education Health Care Plan or statement by the 15 February 2018 deadline?

As per 15th February 2019, how many children in your local authority had a Statement of Special Educational Needs?

How many children with special educational needs in your local authority area required an Education Health Care Plan or statement of SEN for transitioning from primary to secondary school in September 2019?

How many of these children received their final transition Education Health Care Plan or statement by the 15 February 2019 deadline?

Yours faithfully,

Denise Kern

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Children Families & Wellbeing FOI, Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Kern

 

I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information Request (FOI 7640)
dated 12th February 2019.

 

Please see the Council's response.

 

As per 1 May 2018, how many children in your local authority had a
Statement of Special Educational Needs?

 

None

 

How many children with special educational needs in your local authority
area required an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) or statement of SEN for
transitioning from primary to secondary school in September 2018?

 

38 requests and current plans until the 15th February 2018

 

How many of these children received their final transition Education
Health Care Plan or statement by the 15 February 2018 deadline? 

 

13 out of the 38 above were issued by 15th Feb 2018. Out of the original
38, 25 were finalised outside of the 15th February deadline however out of
those 25, 12 were still within the 20 week deadline. 

 

As per 15th February 2019, how many children in your local authority had a
Statement of Special Educational Needs?

 

None – all statements were either ceased or transferred to an EHCP if
eligible to do so by the 2018 deadline date.

 

How many children with special educational needs in your local authority
area required an Education Health Care Plan or statement of SEN for
transitioning from primary to secondary school in September 2019?

 

Up to the 15th February deadline we had 48 requests or current plans.

 

How many of these children received their final transition Education
Health Care Plan or statement by the 15 February 2019 deadline?

 

37 of the 48 were finalised/ continued by the 15th February 2019, the
remaining 11 are still within the 20 period and are progressing through
the process.      

 

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