HAM / PACE Process
- assigned to the next HAM meeting agenda. School contacted if any information is missing or any clarification is required.
- ACE check referred student against current cohort for any potential issues
Week 1 – Hub Allocation Meeting
- Has the service requested been identified and intended outcomes made clear?
- Has the Hub lead signed to verify parental permission given?
- Does the evidence provided support the referral?
- Does ACE have the capacity to offer the service?
- Can it be provided from the Schools core allocation or require school to fund?
- ACE contacts parents to arrange initial meeting and start date
- meeting held with parents to gather background information and to identify areas of possible support
- Contact with referring or prior school to collate additional information
Week 2 and 3 – PACE
- Student attends ACE four days a week with one day home study / AP / school
- Student completes ACE assessments to inform next steps planning
Week 4 – Transition
- Students follow a hybrid timetable split between ACE and PACE, supported by PACE staff as their ACE timetable is finalised
- PACE students spend social times within the main ACE building to begin socialising with the wider student cohort
- End of PACE review meetings held with students. parents and schools
- End of PACE reports prepared and these plus the diagnostic assessment information uploaded to SMART for the wider AC/e staff to see
Week 4 – HAM (parallel to above)
PACE presents students back to HAM for confirmation of next steps and pathway plan
- Pathway A. Provision at ACE and School (Route Mainstream)
- Pathway A. Provision at ACE and vocational provision (Route 19)
- Pathway B. More time required to consider / arrange a bespoke package
- Pathway C. Allocated to fulltime ALPS organised vocational package
Week 5 – Student starts full-time package as identified at HAM, to be reviewed half termly
Students that have been placed on a Pathway C Provision (non medical) are reviewed regularly (minimum of termly) to assess if they are able to move back onto a Pathway A provision