Suffolk County Council claim to be improving the quality of their EHCPs, but what do independent experts and the Tribunal think?
The Council are once again failing to provide the specialists placements so desperately needed by Suffolk children. Despite the long-standing promises of "800 new places", the speed of delivery is clearly woefully inadequate.
Predictably, COVID-19 and "demand" (a disingenuous interpretation of need) both feature in the list of excuses.
A fast and effective remedy when a Local Authority persists in unlawful activity.
Off-rolling is a practice used by schools to remove a child from the school roll. This could be by encouraging or forcing families to remove their child from the school or by informally excluding the child (told to go or stay at home with no exclusion paperwork given). The removal is never in the child’s best interests, only the schools’.