What specialist services and expertise are available at/or accessed by the school?
Miss Sonya Le Gassicke holds a Postgraduate Certificate in the National Award for Special Educational Needs. All teaching staff and support staff receive regular training.
Where difficulties persist, despite high quality interventions and appropriate adjustments, advice and support may be requested from other professionals - with the consent of parents.
St Paul's School has developed effective partnerships with external support services and these play an important part in helping the school identify, assess, plan and make provision for all children with additional needs. These services include:
Woodfield School Outreach
ADD-vance – ADHD and Autism
Educational Psychologist (Ed. Psych.)
Speech and Language Therapist (SALT)
Dacorum Educational Support Centre (DESC)
Occupational Therapist (OT)
School Nurse/Health Visitor
Attendance Improvement Office (AIO)
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Visually and hearing impaired service
Physical and Neurological Impairment service
Behaviour Support Services
Specialist Outreach Services
The external support services can be accessed through correspondence with the class teacher and SENCo.
Parent contact phone lines are available on the current support page.