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Education


Recent reports in this category are shown below:

  • Staffordshire County Council (20 000 770)

    Report Upheld Special educational needs 01-Oct-2021

    Summary: Ms B complained the Council: failed to review and update C's Education and Health Care (EHC) Plan; and refused their request for a personal budget. Ms B says the delays meant they could not appeal the Council's decision about who should provide speech and language therapy, or whether C should have occupational therapy (OT) input; C lost access to speech and language therapy and OT; the lack of therapies caused C distress. Her mental health declined. A move to a post-16 college was affected; and they had to pay for a private OT assessment.

  • 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.