Education Health and Care (EHC) assessments
The EHC assessment is a detailed look at a child's special educational needs and the support that he/she may need in order for them to learn.
Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments Pack
How do I apply?
If you feel it is necessary to request an Education, Health and Care assessment of your child, you can do so by completing and sending the following form:
along with a covering letter to:
The Single Point of Access
Staffordshire Place 2
What do I put in the covering letter?
If you are unsure of what to include in your covering letter, we have compiled an example that you might wish to use as a template:
We have also created an example of the form to show you how it could look:
For further help please see this leaflet:
If you need any more help, the SEND referrals team can be contacted on: 0300 111 8007.
We have a designated Independent Supporter who can support you through the EHC assessment process.
There are a number of information talks available from the SEND Family Partnership Service on areas surrounding the EHC process. These may be relevant to parents/carers and support groups.
If you need more information about the assessment process, contact the SEND Family Partnership:
Phone: 01785 356921