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Extension of transfer times in effect from today

Extension of transfer times in effect from today

From today the government have extend the maximum timescale for transferring individual statements from 16 to 20 weeks.

To support this, the Department for Education have released new guidance for:

  • local authorities
  • organisations involved in assessments of SEND
  • providers of services for children and young people with SEND
  • early years settings
  • schools
  • further education and training providers

You can access the updated guidance here

Released On 1st Sep 2015