Cognition & Learning



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About the Cognition and Learning Service

The Cognition and Learning Service consists of a team of specialist teachers who are qualified to postgraduate/masters level in special educational needs and are committed to working in partnership with schools, parents and other professionals to raise standards of achievement for pupils with Cognition and Learning Difficulties. Support to schools may include any or all of the following:

  • Individual assessments in order to further identify the strengths and needs of the pupil
  • Specific strategies and resources to support individual pupils or groups of pupils
  • Tailor-made programmes or specific interventions to support pupils
  • Advice and/or training for teaching staff to help inform and plan appropriate teaching strategies and possible interventions to help ameliorate difficulties experienced by children
  • Suggestions to ensure that the child has access to the full curriculum
  • Suggestions to help parents support their children at home.

What are cognition and learning difficulties
Criteria for referral to Cognition and Learning Service
Blocks of Specialist Teaching

Named Child Referral Form - SEND Service

Contact: Judith Hughes, Tel. 0151 511 6955