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The SEND Tribunal: Attending the hearing

The SEND Tribunal specialises in hearing SEN appeals and disability discrimination claims concerning children in schools. In the second of two articles, Nabil Dance offers advice on preparing for and attending a hearing

If you have not already done so, I would recommend that you read part one of this series of two articles where we looked at how to prepare for a hearing of The SEND Tribunal. We considered:

Both that article and this one are aimed at heads and deputies who have never attended such a tribunal hearing or have limited experience. Having said this, those with more experience may learn some useful points. This second article focuses on attending the hearing itself...

Tips for appeal hearing attendance

Here are some considerations to bear in mind in the period of time leading up to the hearing and on the day itself.

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