Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Team

Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP)

All requests for statutory assessment in Wolverhampton will be dealt with under The Children and Families Act 2014, subject to informed parental consent.

SENSTART is the body responsible for overseeing and maintaining Education Health and Care Plans in Wolverhampton and coordinating the statutory assessment process that can lead to an EHCP. Further details of SEND support in Wolverhampton is available here.

The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) in partnership with the Department for Education has produced a series of fact sheets, films and posters designed to help children and young people understand some of the key themes of the new SEND reforms:

Details of support for children with additional needs can be found here.

Here you can find more details about Education, Health and Care Plans in Wolverhampton.

Wolverhampton Information, Advice and Support Service


City of Wolverhampton Council