This is an independent national tribunal. Its full name is the First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability).

It decides:

The SEND Tribunal will look at all the evidence it receives, and make a decision based on the law. 

There are no fees for making an appeal or a claim, and you may be eligible for legal aid to provide legal help in preparing your case.

The SEND Tribunal can make orders relating to special educational needs and (if asked to do so) non-binding health and social care recommendations.

You can find out more about the SEND Tribunal on our website.