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Published feedback

Please see downloads for previous feedback published and check out other published information about the Local Offer.

SEND Reforms Newsletters

Read the most recent SEND Reforms Newsletter or visit the  SEND Reforms Update Local Authority Webpage to view all previous newsletters and other related information.

National EHC plan Survey Feedback

The results from this DfE comissionednational survey ranked Torbay as the 6th best Local Authority in relation to parents and young people’s satisfaction with the EHC process, and the 15th best Local Authority in relation to parents and young people’s confidence that having an EHC plan will help them meet expected outcomes.

Click Here to read the full survey report

Shaping future services (draft report)

Please click on the image below to see results from the recent Clinical Comissionoiing Group (CCG) consultation in relation to changes to services and reprocurement in line with the Wider Devon Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) which covers services accross Torbay, Devon & Plymouth.

SENCO Survey

Primary, secondary and special schools SENCos were sent a link to a survey in June 18 with the aim of driving service developments. 

Headline views

  • The SEN Team provides an effective and prompt service which is valued by SENCos
  • EHC plans contain too many outcomes, can be too ‘wordy’ and the outcomes are often not SMART
  • There is too much duplication of information required for the paperwork
  • EHC plans and Annual Reviews are stronger when parents and students have been involved in the process
  • There is not sufficient contribution from Health and SocialCare to the RSA or Annual Review process

The survey was responded to by 23 SENCos, the results are contained within the document. To read the full feedback, please either click on the image below or on the document title in the downloadable documents section on the right hand side of this webpage.