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External Agencies/Schools we work with

NELFT - The North East London NHS Foundation Trust, provides a range of integrated community and mental health services for people in the London boroughs, but also eating disorder and adolescent mental health services for Kent and Medway.
Greenbanks Thanet MASH- Is our local Multi Agency Specialist Hub (MASHs) and our centre for disabled children and their families. A number of 

At our centre you and your child can benefit from a number of professional and healthcare services. Please speak to Mr Dillon or ring the numbers below for more details.

Kent Children's Speech and Language Therapists - assess and treat children and young people with speech, language, communication and feeding difficulties and train and support parents, carers and staff in early years’ settings and schools.

They support the Northdown by providing assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children and young people with, language and communication needs, development language disorder, specific difficulties in producing speech sounds, hearing impairment, cleft palate, stammering, autism/social interaction difficulties, voice disorders and selective mutism.

Valence School Outreach Team - provide fantastic outreach services to advise us on best possible practice for our children and young people who have physical disabilities and complex medical needs. They will come in regularly to perform class observations, then feedback to teachers, support staff and the SENCO on what is working well and how we can improve our practice.

Foreland Field's Outreach Service- We work closely with the Foreland Fields and have had children on dual role with them in 2018/2019. We regularly access the Foreland Outreach service through our Inclusion Forum. In the last year they have provided us with specialist expertise in the following areas:

  • Advice and resources to raise knowledge & understanding of a range of Special Needs, (particularly Communication and Interaction/ Cognition and Learning).
  • Advice and resources to raise knowledge & understanding of a range of medical conditions and diagnoses, including the following.
  • Advice on planning a differentiated curriculum and environment within school.
  • Support and advice on identifying need and individual pupil assessment as necessary.
  • Advice, support and training around visual supports and behavioural interventions: Social Stories/Comic Strip Conversations; SOCCSS; TEACCH and PECS.
  • Autism Awareness Training.
  • Communicate-In-Print (Symbols) Training.
  • Sleep Workshops for Parents and Professionals.
  • Range of books and resources available on a variety of topics and interests.
  • Promoting appropriate social behaviour.

They can also provide advice and guidance the following:

  • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Makaton support and training.
  • Advice and resources to address social and friendship skills.
St Anthony's- We are continuing to grow our links with St Anthonys (Our next door neighbour) through 2018/2019. We have received visits from their key outreach staff for our children with Educational Health Care Plans, or who have specific behavioural and learning needs, such as SEMH, ASD, FAS and DAMP.