Latest DFE guidance.

Latest DFE Guidance 15.5.20
For all children and young people with an EHC plan in special educational settings, such as special schools, special post-16 institutions and hospital schools, settings should encourage attendance based on the child’s risk assessment and on the ability of the setting to provide for their needs, and not using the child’s year group as a primary deciding factor, both because all children and young people in these settings are considered vulnerable and because year groups may not be indicative of key transition points. In line with the guidance on implementing protective measures in education and childcare settings and the guidance for special schools, specialist colleges, local authorities and any other settings, special schools and special post-16 institutions should: