Information for Parents and Carers
Are you a parent or carer wishing to contact the Learning
Over 91% of schools in Worcestershire use our service to help
support pupils with special educational needs. We are one of
several specialist services in Children's Services. If you are not
sure about how Worcestershire Children's Services is organized, it
may be helpful to contact the Parent Partnership Service in the
first instance. They also provide useful information on how to
access support for your child, as set out in the SEN Code of
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 service. They will also pass on any specialist requests
to us where appropriate. We will contact the parents or carers
concerned. If you wish to contact the Parent Partnership team:
Parent Partnership Service
Find out more information from the Parent
Is your child receiving support at school from our
A member of the Learning Support Team who is assigned to work in
the school may have already made contact or offered you an
opportunity contact them and discuss any concerns or explain the
support being offered.
If you need to follow up this support or require advice or
further information, this can be arranged through the area office
contacts listed. Select the area office for your child's school
listed on our contact details page.
Events and Training
The Learning Support Team regularly offers training
opportunities for parents and carers. This is usually in liaison
with other service providers such as Parent Partnership or Foster
In recent years there have been conferences for parents on
Dyslexia and Learning Styles. Schools also organise local
meetings and events for parents and some of these involve our
staff. Whilst usually aimed at professionals, some of our
larger conferences may be appropriate for parents; many of them
provide useful and practical information on a specific learning
difficulty and that might be of interest, if it is related to your
child's particular needs.
For details of any forthcoming events see the Training and Events page.
- 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 25 April 2013 at 13:48.
The page is next due for review 22 October 2014.