Education, Health and Care plan coordination team

The Education, health and care coordination team, (formally 0-25 SEND Education Team) has a statutory role within the Local Authority.

Its purpose is to coordinate statutory processes under The Children & Families Act 2014 and The Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice 2015, and other associated legislative frameworks. This includes making decisions on EHC needs assessments, issuing EHC plans and ensuring annual reviews take place so that monitoring and planning focus on the child or young person’s needs and progress.

Details about the education, health and care plan process can be read on the SEND Local Offer 

Other Details


Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

To access the 0-25 education service you will need to have an EHCP needs assessment. 

You will need to request an Education Health and Care needs assessment. 

Requests will be through council's the Access and Response Team (ART)

Local Offer Information

Local Offer Age Bands
0-4 (Early Years)
4-11 (Primary school)
11-16 (Secondary school)
14-18 (Transition to adults)
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type
Specialist service

Contact details

01454 865137 (Duty Line)
South Gloucestershire Council