Early Welfare provides the bridge between universal services (schools, Early Years settings, FE Colleges) and specialist provision (social care, specialist Health services, Special schools).
The focus is on raising achievement of vulnerable learners through reducing barriers to learning; and reducing referrals to specialist services.
Children's Services' Anti-Bullying policy was launched at County Hall in October 2006. Since then, a range of activities and initiatives to support the policy have been put into place. You can learn more about reporting bullying on the Anti Bullying - The Next Steps page.
Worcestershire Education Psychology Service (EPS) provides a specialist psychological service to schools within Worcestershire and to children with statements of Special Educational Needs (SENs) of Worcestershire residents educated elsewhere.
The Education Investigation Service service provides a range of services relating to school attendance, child employment and travelling children. Which currently include consultancy, advice, training and direct intervention through casework.
The Family Support section contains information and contacts including websites on different services available for children and parents that are in and around school.
Through the "Team-Teach" Positive Behaviour Strategies approach provides courses that are specifically designed for a wide range of service settings.
Information for parents on the roles and responsibilities of the Exclusion Service Service.
The Worcestershire Special Educational Needs team has a range of services dedicated to achieving these and is committed to providing positive outcomes for all its children, including those with Additional Needs.
This page includes information on the education of Travelling Children such as Gypsy Roma Travellers, Showman families, Bargee's and New Age Travellers.