SEND and Inclusion

Referrals to Ladywood Outreach or Educational Psychology for Schools

Ladywood Outreach Service

Ladywood Outreach Service is part of a provision provided by Ladywood School. It provides a service to all schools in Bolton LA, both primary and secondary schools, in addition to private and voluntary nursery settings (not home based childcare).

Through the Outreach Service, Ladywood are able to share the knowledge and expertise they have developed in order to support partnership settings with the range of pupil learning and communication difficulties now encountered on a regular basis in mainstream settings.

Ladywood Outreach Service has been developed to support the inclusion of pupils with a complexity of learning and communication difficulties, in addition to the full range of autistic spectrum disorders in mainstream schools. Ladywood Outreach Service aims to have a long term impact on inclusive practice in mainstream schools in line with the development of the future role of Special Schools.

A child can be referred to Ladywood Outreach Service once their free funding entitlement commences i.e. the term following their 2nd or 3rd birthday.


The Educational Psychology Service

We deliver an Educational Psychology Service to schools, colleges and early years settings. This involves working with children and young people who have/may have additional needs in a variety of ways, for example, consultations, observations and/or assessments.

We also work with parents/carers, school staff and other agencies to achieve the best outcomes for the child. This may or may not involve writing a report.  We provide psychological advice to contribute to Education, Health and Care Needs Assessment.


Service Level Agreement

All school nurseries should request work using the Service Level Agreement for their school or purchase time on an adhoc basis. Schools with 2 year old provision can request work through the same route as the Ofsted Registered Early Years settings for their 2 year old children.



Educational Psychology SLA for Schools