EHCP process and waiting times

1. How long does the process of EHC plans usually take from initial application to granting? The statutory timescale is expected to be 20 weeks. 2. What was the waiting time in February 2020 and now in February 2021? 3. … Continue reading

High needs block and spend

I am requesting disclosure of the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 1. The council’s forecast (or actual, if available – please specify) outturn on its High Needs Block budget in 2020/21, prior to transfers to and from … Continue reading

Home education jobs, funding and EHCPs

1. Please provide any job advertisements you have published regarding any roles covering working with the home education community this is sometimes known as ‘Education Welfare Officer’ or ‘home education officers’ since September 2017 to the date you receive this … Continue reading

Education, Health and Care Plans

1. Number of initial requests for new EHC plans (education, health and care plans) on a monthly basis (Jan-2018 to Jan-2021) by source (e.g., mainstream schools, parents, LAs, etc.) Devon County Council does not record this data in a manner … Continue reading

EHCPs and short breaks

1. Number of EHCP requests The number of requests for EHCPs for Children and Young People aged 0-25 yrs, received in the months below and how many of these received a response within 6 weeks from the date the request … Continue reading

Schools and EHCP information

Please can you provide me with the name of the current educational placement (school) of any young people, 16 years of age and under, with educational health care (EHCP) plans or statements, placed in independent or non-maintained provision? I would … Continue reading

EHCP assessments, plans and status

1. The number of EHCP needs assessments requested per quarter from January 1, 2018 to today. Calendar years (only 3 quarters so far for 2020) 2018 2018 2018 2018 2019 2019 2019 2019 2020 2020 2020 Qtr. 1 Qtr.2 Qtr. … Continue reading