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Son might need to go to a SEN school. Who needs to contact his current school once we get his EHCP?

healeywilliam24
healeywilliam24 Community member Posts: 24 Listener
Hey we applied for main stream school and found out today that he has been accepted , we are waiting for our echp to come through cause they think  hopefully he needs to  go to our local special education school . Not sure how what we supposed to do wait to contact the main stream school or do they do that ? Any advice ?‍♀️
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  • Katharine_Alumni
    Katharine_Alumni Community member, Scope Career Pathways service Posts: 66 Courageous
    Hi :) I think that this is a combination of work between the Local Authority and the school. I think it might be worth contacting the local authority to explain that you have a place and where - I am sure the school do their own investigations but I think it might be worth you contacting the council so they have had interaction from both sides? You could also copy in the school/their SENCo in to any communication so that they know you are in the loop? I'd see what others say as I don't have direct experience but as a former teacher I think it is always good to speak to the Local Authority and school from your side too to get things done :)
    Katharine McKnight
    Careers Adviser, Career Pathways
  • healeywilliam24
    healeywilliam24 Community member Posts: 24 Listener
    Thankyou ? will see what others say to , there's so much paperwork dont know where I am sometimes.  My husband tends to deal with most stuff but would like to start to help and understand more ? 
  • healeywilliam24
    healeywilliam24 Community member Posts: 24 Listener
    Apparently we have to accept the place at the mainstream school for now . And the special education school will talk to the headteacher of the school if and when the ECHP come through we have to wait a little longer to find out where my little boy will be going ...
  • pamela87
    pamela87 Community member Posts: 9 Listener
    Hi has anyone been offered or declined a specialist school yet I know the schools in my area went to the panel a couple of weeks ago but still know news on placements yet 
  • pamela87
    pamela87 Community member Posts: 9 Listener
    Also did anyone except the mainstream place while awaiting to here about a Sen school 
  • healeywilliam24
    healeywilliam24 Community member Posts: 24 Listener
    Yes we accepted the main stream school and now still waiting to hear if he will get in sen school . 
  • pamela87
    pamela87 Community member Posts: 9 Listener
    Thank you for replying to my post do you know when the expected date to find out is and are all areas different 
  • healeywilliam24
    healeywilliam24 Community member Posts: 24 Listener
    Not sure if all areas are different but we have no expected date . Just waiting I suppose 
  • pamela87
    pamela87 Community member Posts: 9 Listener
  • pamela87
    pamela87 Community member Posts: 9 Listener
    edited May 2021
    @HealeyWilliams24 did you find out about school placement 
  • healeywilliam24
    healeywilliam24 Community member Posts: 24 Listener
    He got his  ECHP now and applied for sens just waiting to hear back if he got in or not .. not sure when we know 

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