The Special Educational Needs Assessment Team (SENAT) is responsible for coordinating Education, Health and Care (EHC) needs assessments, overseeing the assessment and planning process, ensuring timely decision making and producing coordinated EHC Plans.SENAT is also responsible for monitoring the progress of children with existing plans/statements…
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01582 548132
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senat@luton.gov.uk
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Attached is the guidance on the Transition to the new 0 to 25 Special Educational Needs and Disability System Transition Guidance from SEN to EHC Plans (Sept 2014) The purpose of this guidance is to provide information to parents, professionals and all maintained schools, academies,…
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01582 548132
E-mail:
senat@luton.gov.uk
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www.luton.gov.uk/.../default.aspx
Please use these links to access useful documents: Eligibility for an EHC Needs Assessment criteria Use this link to view a blank EHC plan. The Code of Practice (COP July 2014 9.3) states that the Local Authority must carry out an assessment of a child…
Telephone:
01582 548130
E-mail:
senat@luton.gov.uk
Website:
www.luton.gov.uk/.../default.aspx
The Secretary of State has published a list of approved independent special institutions: Independent Special Schools – England and Wales and Special Post-16 institutions.  Institutions on the approved list are published on GOV.uk at:  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/section-41-secretary-of-state-approved-list Luton is a highly inclusive authority and the vast majority…
Telephone:
01582 548132
E-mail:
senat@luton.gov.uk
A Personal Budget is an agreed amount of money that is identified to support a child or young person with special educational needs over which parents have an element of choice and control. The full Personal Budget policy for Luton is available below in the key…
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01582 548132
E-mail:
senat@luton.gov.uk
Details on the Independent schools for pupils with special educational needs, including those approved under section 41 of the Children and Families Act, can be found on the governement website by using this link https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/independent-special-schools-and-colleges
The Education Health and Care plan or an EHC plan replaces the statement of special educational needs. The Special Educational Needs Assessment Team (SENAT) is responsible for coordinating EHC needs assessments, overseeing the assessment and planning process, ensuring timely decision making and producing coordinated EHC…
In March 2017 the DFE announced a further capital grant to support local authorities to invest in provision for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. Local authorities can use this grant to invest in new places and improvements, conversions or extensions to existing facilities.…
Reforms to the SEND Tribunal - Luton April 2018 (274KB PDF) The Government are extending the powers of the First-tier Tribunal (SEND), sometimes referred to as the ‘SEND Tribunal’, to make non-binding recommendations about the health and social care aspects of Education, Health and Care…