Training and Development

Paving the Way Twilight Sessions

Two twilight sessions were delivered to St. Cecilia’s teaching staff by our Paving the Way team – Support, management and understanding of pupils with ADHD and or traits of ADHD at school Aims of the session: To increase knowledge of ADHD and to have a better understanding of how it feels for a child/young person with […]

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Educational Psychology Service Brochure

Cognus Educational Psychology Service have just launched their brochure for the academic year 24/25. The brochure showcases the range of work offered by the service including a training menu for staff CPD and parent workshops as well as information about individual pupil work and assessment, staff supervision and an exciting new assistant package we are […]

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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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MHST Services and Training

Our Services Our service menu is carefully crafted to cater to the diverse needs of students, educators, and families. Our service ranges from 6 to 8 individual and group therapy sessions, workshops on managing difficult emotions or mental health needs. The MHST provides evidence-based interventions delivered by an eclectic team of mental health practitioners. Explore […]

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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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Mental Health Support Team (MHST)

The MHST (Mental Health Support Team) provides health support services within the school setting to a range of schools who are part of the cluster. The team is a collaboration between professionals from the Educational Psychology Service and Sutton CAMHS and sits within the wider Education Wellbeing Service. The MHST aims to enhance emotional well-being […]

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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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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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Cognus E-Safety Adviser completes a marathon week speaking to children in Sutton.

Steve Welding, from the Cognus Education Safeguarding Team and the E-Safety Advisor for all our schools in Sutton completed 15 E-Safety workshops during 2024 E-Safety Week. During E-Safety week Steve presented to over 540 Children (Primary & Secondary). Topics that were covered – New online safety Act, social media and age restrictions, Gaming, what not […]

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