Education Health Care Plans (EHCP) approvals and target times

How many requests for Education Health and Care Plan Assessments have there been for the following time periods? 2019- To date, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Year – SEN2 Statutory return – Spring census ( January) date to next Spring census  Number of requests for assessment (RFA) 
2014 335
2015 258
2016 513
2017 1186
2018 1491
2019 to date 699

Of these how many requests for assessments were approved? (again for the following time periods 2019- To date, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Year  Number of RFA’s approved 
2014 228
2015 168
2016 354
2017 963
2018 1247
2019 to date 614

How many Education, Health and Care Plans were completed within the 20 week target time? (again for the following time periods 2019- To date, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Year  Number completed within 20 weeks
2014 *
2015 44
2016 62
2017 51
2018 51
2019 to date 129
  • means we hold this information but as disclosure may identify individuals and therefore breach their Data Protection rights we consider the information exempt under the Freedom of information Act 200) section 40(2) Personal Data

How many people are waiting for an Education Health and Care Plan Assessment right now?

We hold this information but as disclosure may identify individuals and therefore breach their Data Protection rights we consider the information exempt under the Freedom of information Act 200) section 40(2) Personal Data.

What was the longest wait for an EHCP plan to be finished as measured from the initial assessment request to delivery of the plan during the request time period? (2014- to date)

953 days. This was due to the need to act in the best interests of the young person concerned, given the circumstances of the case.