Appeal a SEND Tribunal decision (SEND20)

Your options if you disagree with a decision by the First-tier Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Tribunal.


Guidance notes - Applying to the First-tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability)

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This guide explains your options if you disagree with a decision by the SEND Tribunal about an SEN appeal or disability discrimination claim.

You can:

  • apply for permission to appeal (if you think the tribunal’s decision was wrong in law)
  • ask the tribunal to review its decision (if circumstances have changed since the decision was made)
  • ask the tribunal to set aside its decision (in certain circumstances)

Find out more about the SEND Tribunal.

Published 1 September 2014