Principals and Service User Eligibility

Principals Key principals: Cognus will be responsible for arranging the educational provision for children and young people of compulsory school age who may not receive a suitable education unless such arrangements are made for them. Examples of where this may be required include: Inclusion and SEN Support Cognus will provide support in exceptional circumstances where […]

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Attendance Support for Families

Meeting our service  We work with schools to help them improve the attendance of their pupils. Sometimes schools need specialist help. We offer bespoke attendance support which may involve working with families. This often means close working with other agencies. Our aim is to make a difference to the outcomes for children and young people […]

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School Inclusion

Cognus’ School Inclusion service provides information, advice, and guidance to schools to support inclusive practice and the prevention of exclusion. A Range of support can be offered that may include: To speak to a member of the inclusion team, or for more information, please contact Cognus’ Inclusion Coordinators on:

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School Exclusion

Cognus’ School Exclusion service provides information, advice and guidance on the prevention of exclusion to schools. The team is responsible for recording and reporting statutory exclusion data on behalf of the London Borough of Sutton. Additionally, the team will make the necessary arrangements, in partnership with the Limes College in Sutton, to offer pupils suitable […]

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SIASS offer free, impartial, confidential support for 0-25 year olds with SEND in Sutton. To visit our dedicated website, please click on the link SIASS (external website) To contact us: Our service operates year-round (including school holidays), Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.   Email  Or call us at 0208 323 0462 (please note, during busy periods it may take up […]

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Elective Home Education

Elective Home Education (EHE) is a term used to describe a choice by parents to provide education for their children at home – or at home and in some other way that they choose, rather than sending them to school. Parents have a responsibility to make sure that their child is educated. Most children attend […]

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Attendance Support Team

Our Approach Improving attendance is everyone’s business. The barriers to accessing education are broad and complex, both within and beyond the school gates, and are often specific to individual pupils and families. We recognise that some children find it harder than others to attend school and therefore at all stages of improving attendance, schools, and […]

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