Special educational needs archive 2015-2016


Archive has 121 results

  • Devon County Council (15 012 482)

    Statement Upheld Special educational needs 31-Mar-2016

    Summary: Fault by Devon County Council in its handling of the transfer of Y's Statement to an Education, Health and Care Plan has not resulted in injustice to Y. This is because he has continued to receive the provision detailed in his Statement.

  • Derby City Council (15 018 515)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 31-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about failures to issue special educational needs' appeal notices and delays in assessments. The outcome of those faults is not yet clear which means the Ombudsman cannot assess the injustice.

  • London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (15 018 650)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 31-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs M's complaint about delays in assessing her child's special education needs. The assessment process is not completed and it is not possible to assess the extent of any fault or injustice.

  • London Borough of Ealing (15 019 140)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 29-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Ms A's complaint about the actions of the Council's behaviour and Inclusion team in the process leading to her son's removal from his school's special educational needs register. The team was acting on behalf of the school, not the Council. The law prevents the Ombudsman from investigating actions by or on behalf of a school.

  • Essex County Council (15 010 942)

    Statement Upheld Special educational needs 22-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Council was at fault by failing to produce an Education, Health and Care Plan by the required date. However, the complainant, Ms B, had asked for the delay so there was no injustice to her or her son. I did not find fault in the way the Council acted in offering temporary places at other schools pending the plan being completed or its communication with Ms B.

  • Derbyshire County Council (15 015 216)

    Statement Upheld Special educational needs 21-Mar-2016

    Summary: Mr N complained about delay in transferring his son's statement to an Education Health and Care Plan. The Council now has agreed to bring the transfer review forward. Mr N is satisfied with the Council's response and the Ombudsman's investigation will not continue further.

  • Durham County Council (15 004 010)

    Statement Not upheld Special educational needs 18-Mar-2016

    Summary: The Council properly consulted with medical professionals before reaching a decision on a statutory assessment of Special Educational Needs.

  • London Borough of Lambeth (15 017 779)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 08-Mar-2016

    Summary: The injustice to Mr X by a Council potentially failing to provide an Education, Health and Care plan conversion notice on time is not significant enough to justify an Ombudsman investigation.

  • Kent County Council (15 017 539)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Special educational needs 26-Feb-2016

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr A's complaint about his son's school placement because he has appealed to a statutory tribunal.

  • Telford & Wrekin Council (14 008 431)

    Statement Upheld Special educational needs 26-Feb-2016

    Summary: Mrs X complained about the way the Council dealt with a Learning Difficulty Assessment for her son. The Council failed to complete an Assessment and did not always communicate with Mrs X properly. But this did not affect the amount of learning support her son received at college.

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