Alternative provision archive 2015-2016


Archive has 16 results

  • London Borough of Lambeth (15 006 311)

    Statement Upheld Alternative provision 30-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Council failed to provide suitable alternative educational provision for a pupil out of school leading to a delay in the pupil receiving suitable education after a year out of school.

  • Bedford Borough Council (15 006 134)

    Statement Not upheld Alternative provision 23-Mar-2016

    Summary: There was no fault in the way the Council decided what out of school education it should provide to Ms X's son, Y. The Council's provider, an Academy, decided to end Y's 1:1 home tuition before the end of term. But after Ms X contacted the Council the tuition continued to the end of term, with no significant effect on Y's education.

  • Manchester City Council (14 018 136)

    Statement Upheld Alternative provision 22-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Council when overseeing education provided through home tuition for a child, excluded from school, who has special educational needs failed to properly manage reviews of that provision quickly enough to prevent any loss of full time provision at a new school.

  • Plymouth City Council (15 005 921)

    Statement Upheld Alternative provision 21-Mar-2016

    Summary: The complaint is upheld as the Council was at fault for not telling the complainant of her right of appeal, or her right to seek alternative dispute resolution or meditation, when it decided not to change the name of the school on her daughter's statement of special educational needs. It also failed to consider alternative education provision when the complainant's daughter was out of school for around three months in 2015. The Council has agreed to take action to remedy the complaint including offering an apology to the complainant and a financial remedy for the distress caused. It will also undertake a fresh review of the child's statement of special educational needs.

  • Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (15 014 244)

    Statement Not upheld Alternative provision 07-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Council met its educational duties to Mrs X's child, Z. Mrs X did not engage with the Council's offers to assess Z's possible social care needs. The Council therefore acted without fault.

  • London Borough of Bexley (15 013 958)

    Statement Not upheld Alternative provision 15-Jan-2016

    Summary: The Council acted without fault as it made offers of alternative educational provision for Y after he stopped attending school.

  • Lancashire County Council (14 016 122)

    Statement Not upheld Alternative provision 08-Dec-2015

    Summary: The complainant alleges Lancashire County Council (the Council) has failed to deal with his concerns about his daughter properly. I had recommended that a social worker visits the complainant and his daughter to discuss his concerns in person. But the complainant has declined this offer. I have therefore completed my investigation and I am closing the complaint.

  • Wiltshire Council (14 020 706)

    Statement Not upheld Alternative provision 02-Dec-2015

    Summary: The complaint is not upheld. There was no administrative fault by the Council in the educational provision made for C up to the end of summer 2015 school term.

  • Brighton & Hove City Council (15 010 741)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Alternative provision 30-Oct-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot consider Ms A and Mr B's complaint about the education provided for Child C. The law prevents her from investigating how a school makes educational provision.

  • South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council (15 003 241)

    Statement Upheld Alternative provision 22-Oct-2015

    Summary: The Council failed to provide adequate education to a child in need. It has since restructured the service and improved procedures.

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