Is funding transferable funding between local authorities?

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Our daughter has an EHCP that has just gone through the review process and she has received a good amount of funding. We live in London in one borough and may be moving to another borough before school starts in September. How easy is it to transfer and will the funding automatically come with her or will the borough say no so you have to start again?

When the EHCP transfers, the new local authority would look at the current plan and they would put your child in the provision that would be the appropriate for them on that plan. However, within about a term they would then do a review of that plan as authorities have different ways of funding their special needs budget. If there is a local parents organisation for special education needs in the borough then these are very useful as often parents sometimes are the best source of information. Especially parents that have been in the situation and in the system for decades.

Question asked and answered at our family’s day 2018