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Telephone

01274 439444

Address

Margaret McMillan Tower, Prince's Way, Bradford, BD1 1NN

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Educational Psychology Service

What does it do?

The team work with students with additional needs, underachieving students, students with behavioural difficulties, students who are failing to make progress, and students who are experiencing home based difficulties affecting their attainment in school. The team provide guidance and advice for all aspects of child development and learning. This may relate to individual students, groups or whole school issues.

Who is it for?

Children and young people from birth to 25 years of age.

How do I access it?

Speak to your child's school special educational needs co-ordinator about accessing the educational psychology team or contact the team on 01274 439444.

Education Health and Care Assessment work carried out by the EPT on behalf of the Local Authority will be funded centrally. We also provide targeted annual reviews for CYP with Education Health and Care Plans who are transitioning between phase and those who are particularly vulnerable.

The EPT also now offers a number of Early Help hub sessions to enable schools to access support and advice from an EP in a timely and efficient way. Early Help hub sessions are available across the year at a number of locality and central locations. Early Help Hub sessions are free to Bradford maintained schools and can be purchased by other organisations. Early Help hub sessions can be booked via Skills4Bradford.

You also have the option of purchasing Educational Psychology Team support in blocks of time to meet your own specific needs and priorities. We offer a range of work aimed at promoting inclusion, psychological wellbeing and raising standards across the full range of age and abilities.

Bradford Educational Psychology Team will work with you to identify and support children and young people with special educational needs, disability and vulnerable learners in your setting. We will provide psychological consultation, assessment, interventions and advice that focus upon narrowing gaps in attainment, improving academic progress, promoting emotional wellbeing and supporting social inclusion. Bespoke interventions can be developed and delivered on a needs led basis.

Should schools wish to purchase sessions from the EPT, please follow these steps to make your booking. 

  1. Log into http://skills4bradford.co.uk/
  2. Select  Services / Pupil Focused / Educational Psychology
  3. Click on ‘Pre Booking 2020-21’ and specify the number of sessions you require
  4. Submit your request.

We will confirm your request at the beginning of the summer term 2020 at which point you will be invoiced for your sessions. Sessions can be used from 1 September 2020.

Please note, we offer an Early Bird discount until 31st March 2020. After this date the full unit price will apply.  

Ad hoc services are also available to purchase in year, from  01.09.20. These are charged at the pay-as-you-go rate of £282 per three hour session and are subject to availability. 

Please contact us if you would like any further information or have any particular requirements.

Educational Psychology Team

City Of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Margaret McMillan Tower

Princes Way BRADFORD

BD1 1NN

01274 439444

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