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Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments (EHCNA) Cover Photo
29th March 2022

Education, Health and Care Needs Assessments (EHCNA)

An EHCNA is a holistic assessment of a child or young person’s education, health and care needs carried out by their local authority. It involves a number of professionals and people within education, heath and care, and is the first step of the Education, Health and Care Plan process.

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Fundraising Fun at Fairfield Farm College Cover Photo
31st March 2021

Fundraising Fun at Fairfield Farm College

Students at Fairfield Farm College have been busy fundraising for two fantastic causes over the past few weeks. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, students were able to raise an amazing amount of money and had to think of imaginative and different ways to fundraise.

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Post 16 education transfer reviews Cover Photo
11th March 2021

Post 16 education transfer reviews

If you have an EHC Plan and you are due to transfer from your current secondary school to a post 16 provision in September 2021, the Local Authority must issue a Final Amended EHC Plan naming the post 16 placement that you will be attending in September 2021 by 31st March 2021. This is a statutory deadline.

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TCES North West London teacher wins Pearson Silver Award in The Award for Excellence in Special Needs Education Cover Photo
18th September 2020

TCES North West London teacher wins Pearson Silver Award in The Award for Excellence in Special Needs Education

​Selected from thousands of nominations, Paul Morris is one of just 76 Pearson National Teaching Awards Silver Award winners across the country, recognised for their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the children they work with every day. Paul was honoured with a Silver Award in The Award for Excellence in Special Needs Education.

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A New Chapter - Renaming Gryphon School Cover Photo
7th August 2020

A New Chapter - Renaming Gryphon School

In February this year Gryphon School, a specialist therapeutic school for children and young people aged between 6 and 17 years old and based in Quorn Hall on Meynell Road, became part of the Cavendish Education Group; a small family of day and boarding schools catering specifically for children and young people with unique learning profiles.

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Goldsmiths’ research finds schools that never permanently exclude have transformed the lives of UK’s most complex and vulnerable students ‘educationally, emotionally and socially’ Cover Photo
20th November 2019

Goldsmiths’ research finds schools that never permanently exclude have transformed the lives of UK’s most complex and vulnerable students ‘educationally, emotionally and socially’

An independent research study published by Goldsmiths University of London has found that TCES Group – a family-owned group of Local Authority-funded special schools and services whose policy is never to permanently exclude – has transformed the life chances of its students who are among the top 5% of the most complex and vulnerable children and young people in the UK.

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