Education News

£350m of additional funding is to be made available to support children with special educational needs and disabilities

Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to benefit from an extra £350 million funding to provide specialist support and tailored facilities, helping those with complex needs to succeed. The Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced that councils will receive an additional £250 million over the next two years on top of […]

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3PB to host Education Law Event with ELAS

3PB are delighted to host and Education Law Event with ELAS. Please see details below: Date and Time: Tuesday November 6th at 5:45pm. Venue: The Education Law Association, 7 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG Speaker: Alice de Coverley of 3PB Chambers (London) Talk: “Legal issues surrounding Home Education, both elective and unplanned” Click here for […]

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Education and Family Law specialist joins 3PB Barristers

Aimee Fox has joined 3PB Barristers’ leading Education and Family law teams from St Ives Chambers. Called to the Bar in 2007, she is well-known as a specialist in education law and private law and family finance cases. Aimee’s education practice sees her regularly appear in the First Tier Tribunal. She acts for all parties […]

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Lachlan Wilson argues for parents before the Upper Tribunal that a powered wheelchair constitutes special educational provision

East Sussex County Council v JC Lachlan Wilson recently represented the parents of a young man with significant mobility impairments before the Upper Tribunal. The dispute related to the provision and use of a powered wheelchair. Mr Wilson argued for the parents that the wheelchair provided as much education and training to their son, “W”, as a communications device; he had […]

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“Special Needs and Legal Entitlement” book launched today at Foyle’s

Fully updated to include the most recent developments in law and practice, the second edition of this comprehensive and straightforward guide to the legal rights of children and young people with special educational needs clearly explains the key issues in a complex system. This crucial guide will be launched this evening at an event at […]

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