Schools' Outreach Service

The service is provided by special schools working in partnership with the Special Educational Needs and Disability Service (SENDS) and the Educational Psychology Service (EPS) to promote change and strengthen the inclusion of children and young people with SEND in mainstream settings.

What we do

We provide specialist training, development and support for staff in mainstream schools so that they are better equipped to help children and young people with SEND.

The service is available to mainstream schools and settings with children whose needs can be described as complex and where a school or setting would benefit from specialist advice, usually in the short term, on how best to support them.

We can help those with children that have:

  • Complex needs in the area of cognition and learning
  • Profound and multiple learning difficulties
  • Communication and interaction difficulties or diagnosed Autistic Spectrum Conditions
  • Severe and long term physical/medical needs
  • Severe and long term emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.

Find out more about the services we offer and the referral process.

Referring a child

A school or setting can make a referral by completing the request for outreach support.

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