In a letter to local authorities about the format and wording of EHC Plans, senior officials at the Department for Education reiterate that:
- special educational provision should be detailed, specific and normally quantified
- vague phrases such as regular, access to and opportunities for should be avoided
- speech and language therapy should normally be recorded as special educational provision
The letter was sent following a review of EHC Plans and templates carried out by the Department over the summer. You can read the letter in full below.
Department for Education letter to Local Authorities (318.0 KiB, 1,426 hits)