Educational Psychology Service

The Educational Psychology Service (EPS) is available to deliver high quality professional assessment, training and learning opportunities for the school. Through the SLA the school will be able to commission the EPS to provide additional:

  • advice and support
  • whole staff development
  • direct work with pupils/students prior to and post statutory assessment
  • attendance at meetings
  • work with parents
  • training

Summary SLA

We are offering a service for schools which is based on consultation with you so it can:

  • meet your current and changing needs
  • build on knowledge and understanding of your establishment’s workforce
  • meet national guidelines and standards for whole establishment development in meeting the needs of pupils or students with SEND
  • enable new and/or established staff to access training
  • meet changes in legislation
  • include up to date content based on changing information and regulations in SEN, equality and diversity

Service responsibilities and standards

The EPS will provide quality assurance of the SLA by:

  • monitoring the work of the EP and providing high quality supervision
  • providing feedback to the school on outcomes of interventions
  • survey and audit the views of SLA participants
  • monitoring and quality assure externally brokered EPs
  • regularly review the programme through meetings with the head teacher and/or nominated lead person
  • reporting to Salford Childrens Services through the line management of the Principal EP
  • working closely with the school to review the priorities set

Service booklet

A service booklet is available giving details of services available, including individual, group and whole class assessment and intervention, training, research and projects.

The Educational Psychology Service can be contacted on 0161 778 0476.

This page was last updated on 5 May 2016

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