How to make best use of Route 66 with EHCPs
The law says:
“If a registered pupil or a student at a school or other institution has special educational needs, the appropriate authority must, in exercising its functions in relation to the school or other institution, use its best endeavours to secure that the special educational provision called for by the pupil’s or student’s special educational needs is made.”
(Section 66 of the Children and Families Act 2014)
This ‘best endeavours’ duty applies to all children with SEN whether they have an Education Health and Care Plan, a statement of SEN, or neither. This means that the governing body, proprietor or management committee of the setting must use their ‘best endeavours’ to secure the special educational provision.
Independent SEND Consultant, Garry Freeman discusses the meaning of the Best Endeavours duty in Section 66 of the Children and Families Act 2014. His training session goes on to explain how to use this in a claim to the Local Authority if a school finds it difficult to implement Section F provisions in an EHCP.
Your £10 purchase gives unlimited access to Garry’s training session for your whole school
This session has already had great feedback.
– Practical understanding of Section 66 in the Children and Families Act –
– Understand the link between school’s duty in Section 66 and the LA duty in section 42(2) –
– Know how to adopt a structured approach to working with the LA in order to achieve the secure provision of Section F in an EHCP –
Who is the session aimed at?
SENDCos, Headteachers and Local Authority SEND professionals.
*One purchase gives access for your whole school*
All staff at your school can watch and rewatch the training session as often as you like.
Garry received great feedback on his previous training session
£6,000 SEND Notional Budget: How does it work?
“Valuable law based help for SENCos. I’ll change the way I approach reviews and provision mapping now – having done them for the past 8 years!”
Louise Harper, Assistant Headteacher and SENCo – Turing House School
“The Q&A at the end was really useful.
Signposting on the slides to the legislation was also very helpful.”
Sarah Jones, Operations Director – Worthing High School
“Really clear guidance backed up by legislation. I will be able to disseminate this information to SENDCos to enable them to feel confident when in discussions with LAs.”
Sara Walton, Director for SEND & EAL – The Kemnal Academies Trust
“It has made me investigate our SEND budget with my Headteacher and School Finance Manger and made me more focused on fully understanding the law around SEND.”
Elaine Morris, Acting Deputy and SENCO – Manor Field Infant School
“Good value for money. Very clear and helpful.”
Bridget Loughran – St Mary Magdalene’s RC Primary School
“Lots of useful info.”
Samantha Saville, SENDCO – All Saints CE
“Clear and informative. I particularly liked the ability to download information after watching.”
Carole Long, Governor – Stratford sub Castle School
About the Creator
Garry Freeman / Independent SEND Consultant
An independent SEND Consultant, Garry has 43 years of previous teaching and leadership experience in secondary and special schools throughout West Yorkshire and Lancashire.
He has been instrumental in shaping SEND provision across England as a Whole-School SEND Reviewer, a National SEND System Leader and project lead for local authority improvement support. Garry has been an Associate Consultant for Nasen and Chair of their 0-11 Advisory Group. He is a highly skilled, driven and committed SEND leader, supporting schools, trusts and local authorities in a wide range of educational improvement priorities, focusing on caring, positive leadership and the management of change. Garry writes extensively for a range of educational publications. As a skilled and intuitive leader of SEND and inclusion, Ofsted described his practice as “beyond outstanding……..inspirational!”
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