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.

  Download the assessment request form

Parents – RSA/App A
Parental request fo 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
Request for the LA to consider statutory assessment

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

Other forms required to accompany requests for assessment

Please download and use the forms below as required to accompany your request for assessment.

  Download the Appendix A form for parental contribution

  Download the Appendix F form for views of the child/young person

Child friendly profile options

  Download a profile for a child with communication and severe/profound learning difficulties

  Download a profile for a child in Key Stage 1 or 2

  Download a profile for a child in Key Stage 3 or 4

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