APPENDIX 7

 

Links with External Agencies/Organisations

When it is considered necessary, colleagues from the following support services will be involved with SEN pupils:

  • Educational psychologists
  • School nursing service
  • Speech therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech, Language and Communication Needs outreach services
  • Hearing impairment outreach services
  • Visual impairment outreach services
  • Autism outreach services
  • Primary Pupil Referral Service (Behaviour Issues)
  • Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service
  • Children’s Emotional Well-Being Service

In addition, important links are in place with the following organisations:

  • The Local Authority
  • The Castle Community Hub with the aim of providing continuity between home and school
  • Education Welfare Officer
  • Social Care
  • Reading Friends

Local Support Services for Parents 

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The Castle Community Hub (the hub buildings are attached to the school)

https://castlecommunityhub.org/ or e mail: helen.scally @kirkleeseducation.uk

Support and advice for parents - in particular, drop-in support and sign-posting sessions 8:30-9:15 every morning in the Hub Community Room (Monday: Behaviour Support; Tuesday: SEN focus; Wednesday to Friday: Bi-lingual support)

 

Kirklees Information Advice and Support Service (KIAS)

http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/community/parentsCarers/familySupport/kias.aspx

 

PCAN (Parents of Children with Additional Needs)

http://www.pcankirklees.org/

 

Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group www.hdssg.org

 

North Kirklees Autism Support Group and Friends – Contact Kath Woodhouse on 07772534625

 

FEDS Kirklees (Families of Eating Disorder Sufferers) http://www.fedskirklees.org/

 

Huddersfield Support Group for Autism http://www.autismhuddersfield.co.uk/

 

Kirklees Deaf Children’s Society http://www.ndcs.org.uk/family_support/support_in_your_area/local_groups/find_a_local_group/yorkshire_and_humber/kirklees_dcs.html

 

Kirklees Family Information Service – telephone service for parents to call (01484 414887) or you can email them on FIS@kirklees.gov.uk

 

Northorpe Hall Child and Family Trust: a charity supporting children’s mental and emotional health in Kirklees http://www.northorpehall.co.uk/

 

Ruddi’s Retreat: West Yorkshire charity offering a break away http://www.ruddisretreat.org/

 

Unique (rare chromosone disorder support group) Yorkshire Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/342603205754536/

 

Headfield Road, Huddersfield, HD4 6LU

01484 226834

office.hillside@kirkleeseducation.uk