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Education, Health and Care Plans

Annual Reviews from Year 9 (Age 14) onwards

What is a transition plan?

From Year 9 onwards Annual Reviews must include a focus on preparing for adulthood including employment, independent living and participation in society.

When a child is in Year 9, a transition plan will be drawn up as part of the Annual Review.

The plan helps children and young people think about their future including GCSE options or alternatives and what they would like to do once they are 16 and beyond. This transition plan also looks at the child’s/young person’s aspirations and needs as adult life approaches and must be built into the EHCP. The transition plan is updated at each annual review meeting until they are 25 (if they still have an EHCP).

The review must include:

Who will be involved?



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