Annual Review guidance for Education, Health and Social Care plans

The following factsheet and guidance notes are intended to inform and support the Annual Review process.

Those who have an Education, Health and Social Care plan are entitled to an Annual Review at least annually.

To help parents and young people understand the process, Council for Disabled Children has produced an Annual Review Factsheet, timeline and guidance notes for experienced Independent Supporters who may be required to support a parent or young people with an Annual Review. 

Annual Review Factsheet
This factsheet aims to provide an overview of the key duties which apply to Local Authorities, schools and education providers as set out in the Children & Families Act 2014

Annual Review Timeline
This guidance sets out the timetable for Annual Reviews in 5 steps

Annual Review guidance for Independent Supporters
Guidance for Independent Supporters who are supporting parents/young people with Annual Reviews of EHCPs

Person Centred Planning Meeting guidance for Independent Support
Independent Supporters may be asked by a parent or a young person to attend a Person Centred Planning meeting