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23.3.22 EBT Implementation Reference Group Meeting - Notes and Actions

The following items were discussed at the meeting on 23rd March 2022. A copy of the full notes can be downloaded here. 

Items discussed

  • Welcome & Apologies
  • Agree Notes & Actions of Previous Meeting 10.2.22
  • Project Progress to date & next steps
  • EBT Guidance
  • FE Implementation Update
  • Risks and Issues
  • Questions / Comments & Feedback from members
  • Any Other Business 
  • Future meetings


  • Funding Values Document to include explanation regarding School Specific funding to explain the variances across special schools eg.  Lump sum, MFG, split site costs
  • Explore if there is a technological solution to interpret Education Health and Care Plan to say what settings think Education Banding Tool (EBT) would produce to gain an indication of where children and young people would sit on the EBT.  Would allow settings to build flexibility in planning for future and projections.
  • Details of pupil where EBT level has not been shared in draft this week to be further investigated.

Meeting Presentation Slides

The presentation covered the following.  A copy of the slides can be downloaded here.

  • Project Progress
  • Next Steps
  • EBT Guidance Document
  • FE Implementation Update
    • Risks and Benefits considered to inform the future implementation date for Further Education
  • Key Issues and Risks
  • Questions, comments, feedback
  • Any Other Business

Dates of Future Meetings

  • Future meetings will be confirmed linked to the Further Education Implementation plan
  • The EBT will be led by Halit Hulusi – Head of SEND moving forward