Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)

Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) guidance:

This Lexis®PSL Local Government future developments tracker is intended to be used to track key upcoming developments of interest to Education lawyers covering the entire...

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EHC assessments and the contents of EHC plans The Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) replaced the system of ‘statutory assessment’ under the Education Act 1996 (EA...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: From 3 April 2018, the Special Educational Needs and Disability (First-tier Tribunal Recommendations Power) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1306 will come...

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Part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) introduced a radical overhaul of Special Educational Needs provision in England and Wales. Statements were...

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Note: Although the Academies Act 2010 (AcA 2010) does apply in Wales, the provisions for the creation of new academies or free schools apply only in England. As such,...

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What is the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST)? The Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST) is part of the First Tier...

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Part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) came into force in England on 1 September 2014. For all new cases and after every new review of a child’s SEN, the...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018 received Royal Assent on 24 January 2018. This Act has been designed by the...

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Under the reform introduced by the Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014), statements of special educational needs (SEN) are gradually being replaced with Education,...

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