Keeping children safe

SIASS Website

Please be aware that the SIASS website is temporarily down and while this is being restored, for any SEN advice, please refer to (IPSEA) Independent Provider of Special Education Advice. We are working hard to ensure that the SIASS site is restored as soon as possible and appreciate your patience.

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Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA)

ELSAs are trained to support pupils with social and emotional needs. Their work is mostly one-on-one, though small group sessions are sometimes used for social and friendship skills. ELSAs receive clinical supervision from educational psychologists but are managed within their own schools. ELSAs cannot fix children’s problems but provide crucial emotional support. They build respectful […]

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Family Workshop on Teamwork

On the 29th May 2024, the Paving the Way team in collaboration with Inclusion, held a family workshop on teamwork. 15 families attended with children from 2 – 11 years. Learning about sharing, taking turns and listening to others through games, crafts, and various fun activities. Feedback: My child has really grasped the topic and […]

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Cognus Education Safeguarding Team’s E-Safety Advisor delivers online safety awareness training for staff in the Children’s First Contact Service

On Friday 24th May, Steve Welding, E-Safety Advisor, delivered online safety awareness training for staff in the Children’s First Contact Service. Thank you so much for the session.  You think you have an idea of the risks, but they are constantly changing.  The resources were also helpful and will be used for signposting. (Social Worker, […]

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Cognus Education Safeguarding Manager raises awareness of the services we provide in Sutton and the power of networking.

On Thursday 4th April, Hayley Cameron (Education Safeguarding Manager) was invited to be a guest speaker at a virtual event hosted by Foster Inspire linkedin.com/in/warren-ryan-328a102b4. This provided the opportunity to not only share her story in terms of how she came to work in safeguarding and the reasons behind what she does today, but also […]

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New SEND Play Spaces at The Grange and Tweeddale Centre

Please see the poster below, for the new play spaces at The Grange and Tweeddale. These spaces are for all families who have children with SEND. Sutton Council have worked with parents and carers, to develop these spaces and to allow families to have a safe space to play outside.  The new spaces are different to […]

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Referral Process

The MHST recognise importance of a coordinated approach to mental health support, especially within educational settings. Our referral process is designed to ensure that individuals receive the right level of support at the right time, with careful consideration of their unique needs and circumstances. Before initiating the referral process, it’s essential to reach out to […]

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Meet the team

Elizabeth Ross CBT Therapist/Art Therapist I understand that there is no one size fits all approach to therapy and aim to work together with young people to support understanding, change and growth. Sarah Bass Dramatherapist I aim to help people harness their creativity to aide healing, growth, and development. EMDR therapy also sits within my […]

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