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Timetable for the SEN Post 16 transfer process | Transition to Post 16 Placement | Birmingham City Council

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Timetable for the SEN Post 16 transfer process

Summer Term onwards

  • Attend open days at appropriate Post 16 placements and apply directly to the setting
  • The colleges need to inform SENAR of all applications received from young people with an EHCP

By end of Summer Term

  • School Careers Adviser arranges a full careers guidance interview and issues a Career Action Plan for all those with an EHC Plan
  • School or placement SENCO arranges the annual review meeting in order to complete the annual review form and if needed, make changes to the EHCP
  • Student, parent or carer completes the Post 16 preference form and sends it to Birmingham City Council
  • The current school or placement sends the completed EHC template, Career Action plan, up-to-date school reports, annual review report form and the student's preference form to SENAR.Transfers@birmingham.gov.uk

Between end of Summer term and February

  • SENAR will consult with placements about student’s preferred options
  • SENAR will also consult with other appropriate placements that are in the student’s local community if necessary

End of February

  • A notice of amendment and a letter of intent will be sent identifying any proposed amendments to the EHC Plan and the intended Post 16 setting to be named in Section I of the EHC Plan. You will have 15 days to make written representations to the proposals

On 31 March

  • Final or amended final EHC Plan will be issued to name the young person’s allocated Post 16 provision for September 2020