Special educational needs (SEN) assessment service 2021/22

This service is available for Academies, Maintained schools and Other schools and settings


Management of the statutory assessment, education health and social care (EHC) plan process, placement of children and young people in an appropriate education setting and ongoing review of placements.

Financial year 2021/22
  • Expert advice and guidance on the new SEN code of practice 2014 and practical implementation related to the new SEN statutory assessment, EHC plan, placement and review process
  • Advice can be offered about the implementation of the new SEN code of practice, following the implementation of the 2014 Children and Families Act
  • Specific consultation can be offered for individual cases.
Additional / buy back services 
  • Training and advice on the statutory assessment, EHC plan and annual review process
  • Training or advice can be tailored for your specific requirements
  • Advice about the new SEND reforms and the revised procedures relating to the EHC plan process.
Office hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Planned improvements:
  • Implementing new SEND reforms and building on developing a family and child/young person centred approach, working with education settings, parent/carers and professionals.
  • Continue to improve timeliness and quality of EHCPs
Service directors:

Gary Redhead

More detailed information:
Senior education health and care coordinator Dipti Jagatia JagatiaD@ealing.gov.uk 020 8825 7181

Senior education health and care coordinator

Harpreet Deo DeoH@ealing.gov.uk 020 8825 9409
SEND Assessment and Review Manager Helen O'Brien ObrienH@ealing.gov.uk

020 8825



Special education assessment service, children and adults’ service.

Additional contact information 

Special educational needs assessment service (SENAS) Senas@ealing.gov.uk 020 8825 6910

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Last updated: 04 Nov 2021