LST is an intervention service that helps
schools to support pupils who have learning difficulties. The
majority of the Team’s work is offered at School Action Plus as
described in the SEN Code of Practice (2001). In addition, the Team
monitors pupils where this is identified in their statement of
The funding for the Learning Support Team is delegated to
schools to enable schools to purchase the services they require.
School support work is purchased by schools, on an annual basis,
through a Service Level Agreement (SLA). This not only provides
schools with a number of sessions working with children and young
people, it also allows schools to access specialist advice and
resources. A copy of the SLA can be found on the Team’s
As well as offering schools a core service through the SLA, the
service provides schools with additional services on an additional
Much of this additional work focuses on the in-service training
needs of schools, as well as conducting assessments for access
Learning Support in your area
Find out more about Learning Support in
your area on the Contact Details
- Parent Partnership
We work in
close cooperation with the Parent Partnership Service, who may be
able to supply the information required regarding pupils with SEN
or direct any enquiries to the appropriate
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This page was last reviewed 17 March 2014 at 12:22.
The page is next due for review 13 September 2015.