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Q7: Who are the other people providing services to children with SEN in this school?

In our school if we feel a pupil needs more specialist help we can work with the following people:

EP
An Educational Psychologist is concerned with helping children or young people who are experiencing problems within an educational setting with the aim of enhancing their learning. Challenges may include social or emotional problems or learning difficulties. Work is with individual clients or groups, advising: teachers.

The EP to be contacted through school.

PSS
A referral to Pupil School Support helps children and young people with cognition and learning difficulties to progress and achieve to the best of their abilities. Work can be with individuals and advising and training staff.

 

PSS to be contacted through school.

CAT

A referral to the Communication and Autism Team provides specialist support to children and young people with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder or for children on the pathway to diagnosis.

SALT

Links with the NHS Speech and Language Therapy team helps children and young people with speech and language difficulties to progress and achieve to the best of their abilities. We also subscribe to NHS traded saervices Speech and Language which we can refer children needing additional support to.

SENDIASS
The Specialist Educational Needs and Disability Information and Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) exists to provide advice and information to parents and pupils in Birmingham. This information is designed to explain special educational needs procedures, to help you understand the law and procedures that affect you and your child, and to provide information on other issues that may be useful.

To contact SENDIASS…

Telephone - 0121 303 5004

For further information

birminghamgov.uk/sendiass

 

Awards

Awards we have received so far.

  • Primary Science
  • Healthy Schools
  • Health for Life
  • Artsmark Award
  • EEF
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Music Mark