Accessing the Service
Procedures for Accessing Support from the Educational
Psychology Service for a child with Special Educational Needs
Information for Parents
According to the Code of practice (2001 Education Act) parents
with concerns should:
- Discuss concerns with their child's or young person's school /
early years setting
- Be informed by the SENCo (Special Educational Needs
Coordinator) of the child's or young person's stage on the Code of
Practice and the professionals involved
- Be involved in the development of an Individual Education Plan
(IEP) and attend regular reviews at school
- Contact Parent Partnership if they feel the child's or young
person's needs are not being met
- Discuss the involvement of the Educational Psychology Service
with the school/early years setting SENCo if concerns remain
- Discuss any further concerns with school or pre-school and
appropriate agencies including Parent Partnership Service
- Address health concerns (if appropriate) with a General
- Information for Parents (PDF
Information for children meeting with an Educational Psychologist
(PDF 126 KB)
Information for Schools
All schools in Worcestershire are allocated a contact
Educational Psychologist. Schools should discuss possible EP
involvement both with the child/ young person's parents
and with the EP allocated to the school.
Following initial agreement, school will need to
complete a Request for EP Involvement form
requiring written parental consent and this
should be returned fully completed in
advance of the EP's school visit.
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This page was last reviewed 24 April 2013 at 16:03.
The page is next due for review 21 October 2014.