Regulations and Practice Directions

The Education Tribunal for Wales is a statutory tribunal established under the Education Act 2002.

Its name was recently changed from the Special Educational Needs Tribunal by the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018.

The act, codes of practice, and regulations listed below govern the Tribunal’s work in respect of:

  • additional learning needs (ALN) appeals;
  • special educational needs (SEN) appeals; and
  • disability discrimination claims

The tribunal president also has the power to issue practice directions to clarify tribunals' procedural regulations. You can find these here.

ALN appeals:

SEN appeals:

Claims of disability discrimination:

Further information

The links below may also be relevant and helpful: