|Named SEN Officer||
The person from the local authority who will deal with a child’s case. This is the person that parents/carers and schools contact with specific queries about a child’s child’s EHC Assessment or ECH Plan.
The framework which sets out standards and appropriate levels of achievement for children’s education, as laid down by the DfE.
|Non-statutory EHC Assessmnet||
A document which the Local Authority may produce following EHC Assessment. It describes a child’s special educational needs, explains why a EHC is not needed and sets out what help should be provided to support the child. The local authority will ask for the parent/carer’s agreement before sending this document to professionals, including the child’s school.