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 Plymouth City Council as part of a batch sent to 140 authorities

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was partially 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

FOI People, Plymouth City Council

Dear Ms Kern

FOI Reference: 906150

Thank you for your request for information about EHCP. Your request was received on 12 February 2019 and is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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Hayley Stevens
Information Access Officer
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Plymouth City Council
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FOI People, Plymouth City Council

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Dear Ms Kern

Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information request.

Kind Regards

Hayley Stevens
Information Access Officer
T +441752398169

E [email address]

www.plymouth.gov.uk

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