Individual Education Plans (IEPs)

 

Formalising classroom help and target setting

 

What is an Individual Education Plan (IEP) and what will it mean for a child and their parents if an IEP is suggested?

IEPs and target setting

An IEP pinpoints areas where a child with learning needs, behavioural problems or disabilities is experiencing difficulties. It contains targets designed to help children who require extra support. IEPs are only used where a child needs something extra or different from others in the class. Wherever possible, the child and parents or carers should be involved in the discussions and review of an IEP.

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