Special Educational Needs (SEN) EHCP Team

Education, Health, and Care Plan (EHCP) 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.

Who to contact

Contact Name
0161 245 7439 0161 245 7439 Fax: 0161 274 7084 Fax: 0161 274 7084

Where to go

Education Health and Care Team, Children and Families Directorate
PO Box 532
Town Hall
M60 2LA
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