Education archive 2014-2015


Archive has 860 results

  • Worcestershire County Council (14 001 547)

    Statement Not upheld Special educational needs 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Council followed proper procedures in ensuring appropriate educational provision for a young person with significant behavioural difficulties. It handled the transition to post 16 provision correctly and responded properly to a safeguarding referral. Concerns about the young person's representative were explored in an appropriate way but were not clearly explained to the young person, his carer or the representative.

  • Warwickshire County Council (14 018 017)

    Statement Not upheld School admissions 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: There is no fault in this complaint about the way the admission appeal panel convened by the Council handled Ms X's appeal against the refusal of places at B Primary School.

  • Kent County Council (14 018 574)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 30-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the refusal of an infant school place. This is because there is no suggestion of fault in the way the Council managed the admission arrangements or the panel considered the appeal.

  • Cambridgeshire County Council (13 013 879)

    Statement Upheld School admissions 27-Mar-2015

    Summary: There was fault in the school admissions and appeals processes which the Council should consider taking action to correct for the future. But this fault did not disadvantage S.

  • Trafford Council (14 012 867)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 27-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot further investigate the complaint.

  • London Borough of Enfield (14 019 633)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 26-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint from a former School Governor. This is because the law prevents her from considering complaints about the internal management of schools.

  • Kent County Council (14 018 709)

    Statement Not upheld School transport 26-Mar-2015

    Summary: The complainant alleges Kent County Council (the Council) should provide free school transport to her child to attend his local grammar school. I do not find fault in the way the Council reached its decision. I have therefore completed my investigation and I am closing the complaint.

  • Staffordshire County Council (14 011 180)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 26-Mar-2015

    Summary: There are not good reasons to exercise the Ombudsman's discretion to investigate the part of the complaint that could have been appealed to a tribunal. On the other part of the complaint, I do not see any fault in the Council's refusal to give Mrs B's daughter free school transport.

  • Kent County Council (14 004 621)

    Statement Upheld Special educational needs 25-Mar-2015

    Summary: Kent County Council (the Council) delayed in completing the complainant's child's Statement of Special Educational Needs. As a result the complainant had to meet the transport costs to take her child to a special school for longer than necessary. The Council has agreed the recommended settlement. I have therefore completed my investigation and I am closing the complaint.

  • Towngate Primary School (14 018 846)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries School admissions 25-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs M's complaint about a school admission appeal panel refusing to grant her daughter a place in reception. It is unlikely she would say a lack of a school place at her preferred school has been directly caused by an appeal panel fault.

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