Dear Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council,

I am currently trying to research the demands on local authorities and parents of the current special educational needs system and would be grateful if you could respond to this data set of questions.

1. Current Number of Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP’s)

2. Current Number of EHCP’s by age
0 – 5
5 – 11
11 – 16
16 – 19
19 - 25

3. Number of First Tier tribunals registered in the year 2018?
4. Number of First Tier tribunals registered to date 2019?
5. Number of mediation certificates issued in 2018?
6. Number of mediation certificates issued in 2019 to date?
7. Number of EHCP’s completed within the 20-week timescale in 2018?
8. Number of EHCP needs assessment requests in 2018?
9. Number of EHCP needs assessment requests in 2019?
10. % of EHCP requests approved for needs assessment
11. Number of EHCP needs assessment requests in 2019 to date
12. Number of Children at SEN Support
13. Number of Children Home Educated with SEND
14. Current number of children and Young People with EHCPs without a school place.
15. % of EHCP’s for year 6 pupils finalised by 15th February 2019
16. % of EHCP’s for Year 11 pupils finalised by 31st March 2019

Yours faithfully,

Sally Holt

FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Madam,

               

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FOI Officer, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Ms Holt,

 

I am writing in response to your request for information (ref FOI 5130428
).

 

The relevant Council Service(s) has searched for the requested information
and our response is as follows.

 

1.                    Current Number of Education Health and Care Plans
(EHCP’s)             2314

2.                    Current Number of EHCP’s by age

 a. 0 – 5           174
 b. 5 – 11          564
 c. 11 – 16         1093
 d. 16 – 19        375
 e. 19 – 25       108

 1. Number of First Tier tribunals registered in the year 2018? ---     
    18
 2. Number of First Tier tribunals registered to date 2019?  ---        
 8
 3. Number of mediation certificates issued in 2018? ---             11
 4. Number of mediation certificates issued in 2019 to date?--          3
 5. Number of EHCP’s completed within the 20-week timescale in
2018?            242
 6. Number of EHCP needs assessment requests in 2018?           360
 7. Number of EHCP needs assessment requests in 2019?             122
 8. % of EHCP requests approved for needs assessment                2018 –
85%  , 2019 so far 84%
 9. Number of EHCP needs assessment requests in 2019 to date             
 122
10. Number of Children at SEN Support -              5,827
11. Number of Children Home Educated with SEND           14 Children with
EHCP (5 primary, 9 Secondary) 30 Children with SEN Support (5 primary,
25 Secondary)
12. Current number of children and Young People with EHCPs without a
school place.-               10 (but all are attending an alternative
provision)
13. % of EHCP’s for year 6 pupils finalised by 15th February
2019---            92%
14. % of EHCP’s for Year 11 pupils finalised by 31st March
2019                  52% completed, 23% remaining in current
provision, 5.5% other LA 7.1% ceased

                                  

 

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Yours sincerely,

Paul Metcalf

Information Governance Officer

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