IPSEA Training & Resources

SEND Tribunal: hints and tips – Workshop One 18/05/2018 - 9.30am - 12.30pm


This training will take place from 9.30am – 12.30pm on Friday 18th May, in Central London (Ashursts Solicitors, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2HA – next to London Liverpool Street station).

Aimed at parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), this half-day training is suitable for those currently going through the following appeals processes:

  • Refusal to assess
  • Refusal to issue a plan
  • Cease to maintain appeal

The training will cover the following topics:

  • Understanding the steps and stages of the appeal process and what to do at each stage
  • Looking at the test in law for carrying out an EHC needs assessment, issuing an EHC plan and ceasing a plan
  • Evidence, case law, preparing submissions and analysing and responding to any local authority response to the appeal
  • Preparing effectively for your appeal hearing day
  • Hints and tips on how to put your case across well on the day