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
Early Years settings - RSA/AppB - Guidance
Guidance on completing the Early Years settings RSA/AppB form.
Educational settings - RSA/AppB
Request from educational setting for the LA to consider statutory assessment
Educational settings - RSA/AppB - Guidance
Guidance on completing the Educational settings RSA/AppB form.
Educational settings - RSA
Request for the LA to consider statutory assessment
Download Appendix F - Views of the child or young person
Download Appendix A - Parental Advice
Download One Page profile template

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
Appendix B guidance for Schools and CollegesApp B (guidance)
Advice from educational setting for EHC assessment.

Further Information: