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Education


Recent reports in this category are shown below:

  • Staffordshire County Council (20 010 985)

    Report Upheld School transport 17-Aug-2021

    Summary: Mrs J complained the Council refused to fund travel costs for her daughter K, to attend school. A Tribunal had decided attendance at that school was not unreasonable public expenditure. And there is no viable public transport route to the school. This means Mrs J has had to arrange her own transport to get K to school.

  • Manchester City Council (19 021 158)

    Report Upheld Alternative provision 29-Jul-2021

    Summary: The complainant, Ms X, complained that the Council delayed in issuing her grandson's Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan and it failed to provide alternative education for him when he was unable to attend his primary school.

  • Central Bedfordshire Council (19 018 501)

    Report Upheld Alternative provision 14-Jul-2021

    Summary: Mr and Mrs X complained that the Council failed to provide alternative education for their son (B) who was unable to attend school for medical reasons.

  • Leeds City Council (20 005 139)

    Report Upheld School admissions 16-Jun-2021

    Summary: Miss M complained that the Council failed to follow the correct process when dealing with her request for her daughter (D) to start school in the reception year when she reaches compulsory school age.

  • London Borough of Redbridge (19 010 390)

    Report Upheld Special educational needs 26-May-2021

    Summary: Mr X complained that the Council failed in July 2018 to conduct a proper annual review of his son's (B's) Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan and delayed in issuing the Plan. Mr X says that because of the Council's fault, some aspects of B's health provision were removed wrongly from his Plan.

  • Birmingham City Council (19 016 798)

    Report Upheld School transport 07-May-2021

    Summary: Mrs C and Mrs G complained about the Council's handling and consideration of their applications and subsequent appeals for home to school transport for their children.

  • Birmingham City Council (19 019 859)

    Report Upheld School transport 07-May-2021

    Summary: Mrs C and Mrs G complained about the Council's handling and consideration of their applications and subsequent appeals for home to school transport for their children.

  • Isle of Wight Council (19 012 699)

    Report Upheld Special educational needs 01-Apr-2021

    Summary: Mrs X complained the Council delayed in sending her a copy of the final Education Health and Care Plan (EHC Plan) for her son following the Tribunal's decision, and wrongly removed agreed provision from Section G of the final EHC Plan.

  • Hampshire County Council (19 010 890)

    Report Upheld Special educational needs 24-Mar-2021

    Summary: Mrs Y complained the Council delayed issuing an amended Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC Plan) for her son, Z, and failed to provide him with suitable education while it found a new placement.

  • St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School (19 016 404)

    Report Upheld School admissions 23-Mar-2021

    Summary: Mr B complained about various matters related to his son's application for a place in the sixth form at St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School. The main areas of his complaint related to the way in which the admissions authority decided not to honour its conditional offer of a place after his son achieved a slightly lower grade in a GCSE subject that he did not intend studying at A Level, and the independent appeal panel's handling of his son's subsequent appeal against that decision.