Can a child have an IEP and not be on a SEN register? What are the implications of an IEP. (I have asked at the school but its all been a positive spin). I just want some balanced information. Thank you
There are no 'implications'. The IEP is just an action plan identifying areas to work on, targets to achieve and states how best to make progress. Look on it as a positive thing; the school are helping your child. There is not one awful register which once on, you are never off. Children have IEPs for all manner of reasons; behavioural problems, attention issues, stutters, being GAT etc and many of them have targets for a short while, achieve them and then the IEP is no longer needed. Just because your daughter has an IEP at 6, it certainly doesn't mean she is out of the running for the 11+ already!
Talk to the school to find out the problem and also what NC level she is currently working at; this should give you an idea of where she is in relation to the 'national expectation'