Resources for adopters
We've collated some resources which you might find helpful. If you have used any resources and think they could be useful to other adopters, please do let us know by filling in the form below.
EHC Needs Assessments explained on the IPSEA website explains what an EHCP (Education Health Care Plan) is. It gives a clear idea of the process involved in applying for one, as well as how to appeal the outcome of one.
Child Law Advice website explores the law around provision of education for children with special educational needs. It also gives a good overview of an ECHP.
Gov.uk Pupil premium: funding and accountability for schools explains what Pupil Premium is and who is eligible for it.
Gov.Uk Pupil premium: Conditions of grant explains how schools should spend pupil premium and how they are held to account and how much it actually is.
We Are Family is an adoption support community which runs a number of support groups across London.
Parents often tell us that they don’t know what to look for when choosing a school. In consultation with experienced adoptive parents, we’ve identified some key questions to consider.
Watch the School Transitions webinar with Dr Georgina Hibbert.