Children's Services

Children's services for schools and families 



Supporting emotional well-being, learning and inclusion
The Schools’ Choice Children’s Services team provides a range of support to schools and families with the aim of achieving the best for all pupils – from supporting inclusion and participation, and quality assurance, to managing behaviour and dealing with educational appeals.

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Psychology and Therapeutic Services

Our team of Educational Psychologists, Inclusion Facilitators and School Counsellors work with children, young people, families and professionals. They support emotional wellbeing and inclusion to improve learning outcomes.

Safeguarding Training

In line with current inspection requirements, we offer a suite of training programmes that are regularly updated to reflect current changes in legislation, statutory guidance and inspection frameworks These include.: Whole school safeguarding training I Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) training Named chair governor training Single Central Record workshop Online-safety leads Workforce online-safety Train for trainer packages (T4T).

MyConcern Safeguarding Software

MyConcern safeguarding software for schools and academies is easy to use, integrates with SIMS or any other information management system and ensures your safeguarding lead is notified of every incident.

Speech and Language Therapy Services

Our Speech and Language Therapists (SALTs) provide tailor-made, integrated therapy within educational settings, to support the inclusion and participation of children and young people. 

Dyslexia Services

The Dyslexia Outreach Team will help you identify and address individual student need and develop effective practices, which focus on impact at whole class, small group and individual level. 

Educational Trips Advisory Service

The Educational Trips Advisory Service support the planning, approval and management of all trips and visits undertaken by educational establishments using EVOLVE and EVOLVE Plus.

The County Inclusion Support Service

This service provides strategies, interventions and practical advice to support children to communicate their concerns, access the curriculum and make progress. 

Attendance Officer Support Service

Our educational specialists who work with you to achieve and maintain healthy school attendance figures.

Education Appeals Office 

We can organise independent admission appeals and exclusion reviews for schools. All panel members and clerks are fully-trained, independent and have full regard for the law and latest Department for Education guidance.

County Inclusion Support Service (CISS) 

The CISS Annual Package of support is used to support and improve schools' inclusive practice. 









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