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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Statutory Assessment Team

The Statutory Assessment team at Manchester City Council deals with requests for statutory assessments received from educational provisions, parents/carers and other outside agencies. It also provides the following services:

  • manages and co-ordinates the SEN statutory assessment procedures;
  • produces and maintains EHC plans;
  • co-ordinates the placement of children with EHC plans;
  • monitors and supports Annual Review Meetings for children with EHC plans or identified and agreed Special Educational Needs;
  • provides advice to educational provisions, parents/carers on statutory assessment and EHC procedures;
  • represents the local authority (LA) at Disagreement Resolution meetings and SEN and Disability Tribunal hearings;
  • works closely with Children's Services and Health on placements of children in out of city educational provisions; and
  • chairs and services the SEN Panel, which determines requests for statutory assessment and decides the level of additional funding to be allocated to individual pupils with a new EHC plan who are placed in mainstream educational provisions.

Where to Go

Venue address
2nd Floor
Universal Square
Devonshire Street North
M12 6JH

Who to Contact

Statutory Assessment Team
0161 245 7439
Fax: 0161 274 7084
Last Updated: 03/02/2020