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First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

See considerations and notes on terminology.

Statutory Basis: Section 333 of the Education Act 1996 or s.28H of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

Description: Administered by the Tribunals Service. Considers parent's appeals against decisions of Local Education Authorities on assessment and statements of special educational needs.

Jurisdiction: England only



Statistical data for 2008/09 Financial Year

Judicial Pool: 160

Days Sat: 3,988

Receipts: 3,115

Withdrawn: 2,313

Decided: 992

Outstanding: 935

Success Rate: no information available

Oral Hearings: 100%

Waiting Times: no information available

Notes: These figures are for England only.



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