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Appealing to the SEND Tribunal

SEND Tribunal Appeals: Form 35

You use form SEND 35 to appeal the following decisions:

  • The Local Authority secured an EHC assessment but refused to make an EHC plan.
  • The Local Authority has issued an EHC plan following an EHC Needs Assessment
  • The Local Authority has refused to secure a Re-Assessment of EHC Needs
  • The Local Authority has carried out an annual review of the EHC plan
  • The Local Authority has refused to amend the EHC plan after an EHC Needs Re-Assessment
  • The Local Authority has decided that the EHC plan is no longer necessary and are going to ‘Cease to Maintain’ the plan and
  • I disagree with what the EHC plan says about the child or young persons special educational needs (Section B)
  • I disagree with what the EHC plan says about the educational help/provision the child or Young Person requires (Section F)
  • I disagree with the school/college/institution named in the EHC plan (Section I)

or

  • The Local Authority has not named a school/college/institution in the EHC plan (Section I)

 

The SEND 35 Appeal form can be downloaded here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/776041/send35-eng.pdf

 

The Following video, explains how to fill in each section of the SEND 35 Form:

 

SEND Tribunal Appeals Form SEND 35A

  • You use form SEND 35A for when the LA has refused to secure an EHC needs assessment ONLY

 

You can access SEND form 35A here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/776050/send35a-eng.pdf

The Following video explains how to complete each section of the SEND 35A form:

These videos have been shared with the kind permission of Sendiass Suffolk