Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Director of Children & Families
approved the contents of the attached business case in respect of a
child or young person with complex needs where the individual costs
Placement in the Authority’s own SILC Provision, Resourced Provision and Mainstream School Settings has been considered and explored. Following consultation, none of these provisions are able to meet the needs of the young person thus requiring the local authority to seek provision elsewhere. The authority has a statutory duty to make provision for this child who has an Education, Health and Care Plan.
The cost of this placement is approximately £190,308 per academic year.
It is considered in the public interest that information contained in the business case is exempt from publication as it relates to a vulnerable child or young person within the City and the actions taken are to enable that person to receive their statutory entitlement to a minimum of 25 hours education.
Wards Affected: Various;
Contact: Katy Smith, SEN Casework Team Leader 0113 378 5256 Email: Katy.M.Smith@Leeds.gov.uk.
Publication date: 08/08/2019