St. Barnabas Church of England Primary School

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How does school get more specialist help for pupils if they need it?

How does school get more specialist help for pupils if they need it?
Agency or Service Who they work with How can school get in touch with them
Communication and Autism Team (CAT) Children or young people with a communication/interaction needs or a diagnosis of Autism. They will also provide support for families. School has an allocated worker who they will contact after a parent or carer signs a referral form.
Educational Psychology Service (EP) Children or young people with complex needs. An EP will always be involved with a child who is referred for an Education, Health and Care Plan. School has an allocated worker who they will contact after a parent or carer signs a referral form.
Physical Disabilities Support Service (PDSS) Children and young people with physical difficulties which impact on their access in the school setting. School has an allocated worker who they will contact after a parent or carer signs a referral form.
Pupil and School Support (PSS) Children and young people who are working below the levels expected for their age. A PSS teacher will also work with staff, offering support, advice and training. PSS teachers regularly visit school. School will let parents or carers know if they need to work with the child or young person.
Speech and Language Therapy Service (SALT) Children or young people with a high level of speech and language difficulties School can make a referral with parental consent. The family doctor can also complete this form.
Occupational Therapy Children or young people with physical difficulties. School can make a referral with parental consent.
School Nurse Children and young people with medical needs. School will complete a referral with parental consent.
Forward Thinking Birmingham Children with a high level of emotional and well-being difficulties. School can make a referral with parental consent.
Beyond the Horizon Children or young people with emotional difficulties. School can make a referral with parental consent.
Family Support Worker Families needing a range of support such as health, housing, financial and sign posting to other services and resources. Parents or carers can contact the family support worker on 0121 464 5813
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