You can download and amend our model letters to use for your own purposes. You should read the relevant section of the site about each topic first to ensure you understand how and when to use these letters.

 

EHC needs assessments

To request an Education, Health and Care needs assessment (Model letter 1)

To request a re-assessment (Model letter 2)

Complaining when the LA does not respond to a request for an EHC needs assessment within the 6 week time limit (Model letter 9)

Complaining when an EHC needs assessment is not being carried out properly (Model letter 7)

Complaining when the LA has not issued the draft or final EHC Plan following assessment (Model letter 10)

 

Amending EHC plans

To respond to the draft EHC plan sent by the LA (Model letter 3)

Complaining when the LA will not consider the school or college you want named in your EHC plan (Model letter 14)

Objecting to the amendments the LA is proposing to an existing EHC plan (Model letter 4)

 

Annual reviews

Asking for an early review of an EHC plan (Model letter 5)

Complaining when the LA has not completed the annual review of an EHC plan (Model letter 8)

Complaining when the LA has not completed the annual review in time for a transfer from one phase of education to another (Model letter 12)

 

Making a complaint about educational provision

Complaining when the special educational provision in the EHC plan is not being made (Model letter 6)

 

Transition from Statements to EHC plans

Complaining when the LA has not started transition from a Statement to an EHC plan, or has not issued the final EHC Plan following transition (Model letter 11)

 

Asking for help in exams

Asking for help in exams (Model letter 13)