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our 1st CAF meeting.....

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crazygal Sat 09-Feb-13 21:34:27

Hi all...
We have our first CAF meeting next week,any advice for us?
on what to expect?to ask?etc??
as far as i know we have the teacher,the head teacher,the senco and the lady whos helping us will be there.

crazygal Sun 10-Feb-13 10:09:54

yes our goal is a statement by the end of it all...
The reason he hasn't got one now,is because I don't have school support!
any time i've mentioned it,they then say,he's not that bad...he wont get one,we've children in the school alot worse
I think,they think he wont get full time,and they will end up funding it.
Im not sure,but is that right?

MareeyaDolores Sun 10-Feb-13 13:05:22

Sort of. It varies area to area at present.

In the mext year or two, the funding goes national:
£4k basic universal funding per child
additional 1p-£6k from school-controlled SEN money
and anything above that will be topped up by LEA.

So if a school gets lots of dc whose additional needs will cost £5,999 each to meet, they'll be totally mullered.

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