Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCP) are for children and young people with complex and severe special educational needs and/or disabilities.
What is an EHCP?
An EHCP will replace the statement of SEN. It will also replace the learning difficulties assessment (which applies in most post-16 settings).
An EHCP is a document that says what support a child or young person who has special educational needs should have.
Who will need an EHCP?
Not all children with special educational needs and/or disabilities will need an EHCP.
EHCPs are only for children and young people who need a lot more support than their school or college can usually give them.
What will an EHCP look like?
If your child has an EHCP it will say:
If you are unable to view documents of these types, our downloads page provides links to viewing software.
This page was last updated on 10 November 2016