Education for all (Inclusion)

Penalty Notice Advice for Parents

London Borough of Sutton’s Penalty Notice Code of Conduct (October 2023) What is a Penalty Notice? Penalty notices are fines of £60/£120 imposed on parents. They are an alternative to the prosecution of parents for failing to ensure that their child of compulsory school age regularly attends the school where they are registered or at a […]

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Success Stories

Welcome to Sutton Virtual School’s Success Stories! We understand that for some of our young people, identifying a career to progress towards can be difficult – especially as there are so many choices! We will regularly update this page, with a range of resources to support you in your decisions, including aspirational careers videos and […]

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Networking opportunity for Post-16 Speech and Language Therapist

Grace Mullin, Speech and Language Therapist at Cognus Therapies, attended a networking event at Sutton and District Training College in the summer term 2023. The event provided opportunities to meet with various professionals across the borough of Sutton including representatives from social care, education, and the youth justice service. Grace was able to liaise with […]

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Cognus Therapies run interactive stall at Preparation for Adulthood (PfA) event for the second year running

Thursday 30th November 2023 saw London Borough of Sutton (LBS) host another highly successful Preparation for Adulthood (PfA) event for children and young people aged 14+ in the local area. Over 200 young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) visited the event which took place at the Sutton Life Centre across two sessions. […]

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Sutton Virtual School Annual Report 2023

The Sutton Virtual School Annual Report 2023 describes how Sutton Virtual School works closely with foster carers, social workers, Cognus services and schools to help improve the education of our Children Looked After. To find out more about the Sutton Virtual School, please visit their homepage and then have a look at their information and all that […]

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London Careers Hub

Next Steps in London is a new resource designed to help young people to understand the range of pathways available across London and provides a list of downloadable resources.  The guide explains the different pathways in education and training that young people can access when they finish year 11. If you want to find out […]

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Sutton Virtual School Annual Report 2023

The Sutton Virtual School Annual Report 2023 describes how Sutton Virtual School works closely with foster carers, social workers, Cognus services and schools to help improve the education of our Children Looked After. The report celebrates the achievements and enrichment experiences of our children over the past year. We are so proud of everything they’ve achieved. What […]

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Meet the team

The Autism Service is made up of one full-time Advisory Teacher for Autism, and one part-time Autism Specialist. The extensive support we provide is further enhanced by the Cognus Autism Champions. Alex, Advisory Teacher for Autism on the left and Asma, part time Autism Specialist on the right

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