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) 
2014335
2015258
2016513
20171186
20181491
2019 to date699

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 
2014228
2015168
2016354
2017963
20181247
2019 to date614

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*
201544
201662
201751
201851
2019 to date129
  • 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.