Education archive 2013-2014


Archive has 813 results

  • Wolverhampton City Council (13 018 415)

    Statement Not upheld School admissions 31-Mar-2014

    Summary: Mr S complains there was administrative fault in the way an appeal panel considered his appeal for a school place for his son. I have found no evidence of fault by the appeal panel.

  • Derby City Council (13 013 176)

    Statement Not upheld Other 31-Mar-2014

    Summary: Mr X complained the Council did not conduct an independent review of a primary school's decision to remove his children from its admission register. I have finished my investigation because I am satisfied with the Council's actions.

  • London Borough of Hounslow (13 007 093)

    Statement Not upheld Alternative provision 28-Mar-2014

    Summary: Ms X complained the Council failed to make suitable education provision for her daughter, Y, after she stopped attending B School in May 2013. The Council took advice from relevant professionals who considered B School was suitable. Ms X did not accept help offered to enable Y to return to B school. There is no fault in the way the Council considered whether B School was suitable for Y.

  • Lincolnshire County Council (13 009 625)

    Statement Not upheld Special educational needs 28-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Council was not at fault in changing Ms X's daughter's college provision or in the way it considered her complaint about this.

  • Nottingham City Council (13 016 879)

    Statement Not upheld Other 28-Mar-2014

    Summary: There was no fault in the way the Council offered places to families on the waiting list for School 1. So Ms K has not been wrongly deprived of a place at the school.

  • Essex County Council (13 013 052)

    Statement Upheld Special educational needs 27-Mar-2014

    Summary: Mrs X complained about the way the Council consulted with the school it proposed to name in her son's statement of special educational needs. She said this meant her son missed out on schooling and she incurred extra expenses through making an appeal and complaint. The Council did not consult the school properly and its record-keeping was poor. But this did not cause the level of injustice claimed. The Ombudsman is satisfied with the action the Council has agreed to take to address the faults found.

  • Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council (13 016 655)

    Statement Not upheld School admissions 27-Mar-2014

    Summary: Ms X complains the Council wrongly withdrew her son's school place. She also says she did not get a fair hearing at the Admission Appeal Panel. There is no evidence of fault by the Council or the Appeal Panel. I have closed the complaint.

  • Northamptonshire County Council (13 018 659)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 27-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr A's complaint about the administration of his application for a school place. There is insufficient evidence of fault on the Council's part, or that the alleged fault has caused Mr A an injustice.

  • Devon County Council (13 003 248)

    Report Upheld Special educational needs 27-Mar-2014

    Summary: Complaint about post-16 education for a young man with special educational needs associated with physical disability. The complaint is about the way the council made a decision about a post-16 placement at an independent specialist provider

  • Norfolk County Council (13 012 364)

    Statement Upheld Special educational needs 26-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Council was at fault in not starting the statementing process after the first tier tribunal ordered it to issue a statement of special educational needs. The fault did not result in significant injustice to the complainant's child.

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