Moderation and Assessment Manager
The Local Authority must ensure that children have access to a suitable education. The Pupil Entitlement Team focus on attendance, children missing in education, elective home education, child employment and entertainment.
The ASCT supports maintained and mainstream schools and academies. The team promotes the educational, social and emotional development of children and young people with ASC and Social Communication Difficulties (SCD).
Potential school reorganisations and consultations, negotiating land and financial contributions for new housing developments, forecasting pupils numbers, academy conversion, SEND school place planning and managing the Education Capital Programme
Corporate catering contract, support for in-house catering, free school meals
Specialist NHS support for children and young people who are experiencing difficulties with their emotional, psychological and mental health.
Offer a varied team of health staff to assess and treat children with developmental and special needs.
The team works to ensure that children who are employed or who are engaged in the entertainment industry do so safely and within the legislation and bye-laws governing this area.
The Local Authority has a duty to identify children who are missing education i.e. not on a school roll or in any other provision. The team will work with families to engage or reengage with education and identify a suitable provision.
The service provides children’s community nursing for children and young people with long term conditions, complex needs, and palliative care, including end of life care.
The Community Mental Health Liaison Service (CMHL) provides an early intervention and prevention service for professionals who are working with young people under the age of 18, and are concerned about a young persons mental health and wellbeing.
The team looks after the majority of statutory returns, such as school census, and data analysis within Education and Skills.
A ‘whole family’ approach to Early Help ensures that children’s needs and welfare are met and maintained as well as those of the family. This is done by working with the family, local communities and others already supporting them.
A multi-agency forum to discuss the needs of pre-school children.
The Educational Psychology Service provides advice to the local authority to support assessments of children’s SEN and disability.
Emergency planning support and validation training
Supports full access to education and aims to raise the attainment of Gypsy Roam Traveller and ethnic minority pupils.
The Fair Access team falls under the Pupil Entitlement Service, which works with Schools and Families to ensure children and young people have access to their entitlement to a suitable education
The two Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) are working with 28 schools in North West Crawley and Bognor Regis and Felpham.
Advice, guidance and monitoring of safe practice of all LOtC activities
The role of the Pupil Admissions Team is to administer West Sussex County Council’s coordinated admissions scheme