How we help Get support SEN and disability law SEN and disability case law Case summaries Children out of school or not getting a full-time education R v East Sussex County Council, Ex p Tandy / In re T (A Minor)  2 WLR 884: The LA is under an absolute duty to provide suitable education for children who are out of school due to illness, exclusion or otherwise. An LA may not take its own financial constraints into account when assessing what is an appropriate education. F-T v The Governors of Hampton Dene Primary School (SEN)  UKUT 0468 (AAC): A school was found to have discriminated against a disabled child by putting her on a part-time timetable without providing any other support for the time she was out of school. R (on the application of Y) v Croydon LBC  EWHC 3033 (Admin);  E.L.R. 138: The mother of a severely learning-disabled child had been unable to get him to attend school despite significant efforts. The LA refused to change the school named in the Statement or provide other alternative education. The LA was found to be in breach of its duty under s. 19 Education Act 1996 to provide suitable education; as no further plan had been put forward, it was not reasonably practicable for the child to attend that school.