13) What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the academy?

The SENCO (Nicola Owen) is a qualified teacher. She liaises with many specialist services and outside experts, to ensure provision for our students is appropriate and meets all needs. The academy works closely with any external agencies that are relevant to individual students’ needs, including:

  • Health – School Health Adviser, Child Adolescent and Mental Health Service (CAMHS), paediatricians, speech & language therapists, occupational therapists
  • Children, Families and Social Care – locality teams, social workers, family intervention teams
  • One Education for: Educational Psychology/SPLD
  • Sensory Support Service – Hearing and visual impairments
  • Specialist Partner Schools – Melland High School and The Grange School

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