Special educational needs archive 2013-2014


Archive has 71 results

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Sheffield City Council (13 020 653)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 26-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs S's complaint about problems with a school's contract with the Council. It is reasonable to expect her to apply to court. She is not a suitable person to complain on behalf of the children.

  • 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.

  • Surrey County Council (13 018 050)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 24-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Ombudsman has decided that a complaint about special educational needs provision falls outside her jurisdiction, as the complainant had a statutory right of appeal to the First Tier Tribunal which it reasonable to expect her to use.

  • Norfolk County Council (13 020 195)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 24-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Ms A's complaint about the Council's failure to issue a statement of special educational needs and make appropriate educational provision for her son.

  • Telford & Wrekin Council (13 003 960)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 17-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Ombudsman has decided not to investigate this complaint about the Council's handling of Mr X's education complaint. The Council says it will finish its complaint procedure by 25 April.

  • Manchester City Council (13 019 488)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 14-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Miss A's complaint about the way in which her son's educational needs have been addressed as she cannot by law consider what happens in schools.

  • London Borough of Merton (13 006 532)

    Statement Upheld Special educational needs 13-Mar-2014

    Summary: The Council was at fault in the way it handled the transition process for a young person with a statement of special education needs. It agreed to remedy the injustice identified.

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