Independent schools and colleges
If you have received a draft EHC plan, or are in the process of amending your EHC plan, you can request for your child or young person to attend an independent school or college.
Find an independent school
To find out more about your independent school options you can:
- use the government's school finder
- download the list of approved independent and non-maintained schools.
- use the Section 41: Secretary of State Approved List to find details of approved independent educational institutions, independent special schools and post-16 institutions who have successfully completed the Section 41 (Children and Families Act 2014) application process.