A statutory assessment is a process where information is collected from the parents, child/ or young person and professionals. This then allows us to gain a clear picture of the education, health and care needs of the child / or young person.

Applications

A request for statutory assessment can be made by a parent, young person or requested by a child's or young person’s education setting (school, early years setting or college) by downloading and completing the request form.

Parents – RSA/App A
Parental request for the local authority to consider a statutory assessment of special educational needs
Young People – RSA/App A and F
Young persons request for the local authority to consider a statutory assessment of special educational needs
Educational settings - RSA
Request for the LA to consider statutory assessment

  Download Appendix A - Parental Advice

  Download Appendix F - Views of the child or young person

  Download One Page profile template

Guidance

There is a guidance document available to assist parents and guardians with this process.

Torbay SEND Support Process Early Years – TSSP1
Pre Request for Statutory Assessment process for Early Years and Schools
Torbay SEND Support Process Post 16 – TSSP1
Pre Request for Statutory Assessment process for Post 16
Guidance Criteria
Information on guidance criteria for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
Requesting a Statutory Assessment
SEN Information for parents

Further Information: