Who does the School work with?
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY (SALT)
The school has a named Speech and Language therapist who visits the school on at least a termly basis. The support from the therapy service may include:
- Discussion and advice on activities you can use at home.
- Assessing pupils’ individual communication needs and supplying school/home with an individual SALT plan identifying targets to be worked towards.
Providing advice, games and activities for school/ or home to work on with the children.
CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH (CAMHS)
A wide range of health professionals who can support children where there are concerns about their emotional well-being and mental health. They can also work with their families and carers.
SENDIASS provide a single point of contact for children and young
people with special educational needs and/or disability and
their parents and carers.
Telephone: 0808 1645504
PRIMARY BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT TEAM (PBS)
Works closely with the school, parent, carers and children to offer support with the management of more challenging behaviour.
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (OT)
Helps to reduce a child's difficulties and improve their ability to learn, socialise and play, finding ways to overcome any problems they experience in participating in day to day activities. They will work closely with the child, parent and teachers to develop practical approaches and find solutions to help children get the most from life whether at school or in the home.
School has access to and works very closely with Social Care in supporting both our children and families as needed.
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST (EP)
Schools have subscribed to the Hampshire EP service and access will be dependent upon individual pupils needs through discussion with the SENDCO, parents, carers and class teachers. The EP service are able to work with school staff, parents and directly assessing/observing pupils in order to support learning and identify area of need and how best to support.
SCHOOL NURSING TEAM
The school nursing team works closely with schools, parents and children to offer support and advice on a range of issues. They play a vital role in children’s development and the management of medical conditions which require further support. Their website is fantastic for further information: