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
Early Years settings - RSA/AppB
Request from Early Years setting for the LA to consider statutory assessment
Educational settings - RSA/AppB
Request from educational setting for the LA to consider statutory assessment
Views of the child or young person - AppF including One Page Profile
Views of the child / young person for EHC assessement.

Guidance

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

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
Torbay’s Guidance and Descriptors for SEND Support (A Graduated Response)
Response to providing equality of opportunity across all educational settings within the fragmented education system.
Early Years settings - RSA/AppB - Guidance
Guidance on completing the Early Years settings RSA/AppB form.
Educational settings - RSA/AppB - Guidance
Guidance on completing the Educational settings RSA/AppB form.
One Page Profile guidance
Guidance notes for completing the One Page Profile form

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