Educational psychology

Educational psychology

 

What is Educational Psychology?

This service supports children with social, emotional, mental health and special educational needs or disabilities, who experience difficulties with their education and learning.

By working collaboratively with parents and teachers, Educational Psychology improves each student’s experience of learning and helps schools to create a positive learning environment that benefits all pupils.

What are the benefits?

For children and young people

  • Improved learning skills and outcomes.
  • Improved wellbeing and confidence.
  • Improved thinking skills.
  • Improved social and communication skills.
  • Healthier emotional development.
  • Better self-management and independence.

For schools

  • Pupils’ improved participation and progress with learning
  • Better response to teaching
  • Better reading, writing and communication skills.
  • Improved behaviour
  • More involvement and collaborative working with parents.
  • Evidence of effective action by the school in supporting students with a range of social, emotional, mental health, special educational needs or disabilities to reach their potential.
  • Evidence of effective action by the school towards creating a positive learning environment and whole-school inclusion.
  • Increased ability of the school to support students’ wellbeing and spiritual, moral and social development.
  • Increased ability for school to provide positive educational experiences at school.

What does Norwood offer?

Our skilled and experienced Educational Psychologist works directly with children and young people, and collaboratively with parents and teachers to improve each student’s experience of learning, to help schools create a positive learning environment and to promote whole-school inclusion.

Our service works together with other professionals in our services, such as Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists and specialist teachers, as well as social workers and counsellors, allowing for multi-professional working and support.

I really appreciate everything. I can’t thank you enough for all the help and support you have given me and my son.

Parent of child receiving Educational Psychology support

Why Norwood?

Our Educational Psychologist meets the requirements for registration with the British Psychological Society and are registered with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC).

Our service can be provided in schools, at Norwood’s family centres, or appropriate locations in the community.

Find out more

Norwood’s Educational Psychology service can be commissioned on an ad hoc basis or as part of a flexible integrated package of support that would be tailored to your school’s needs and could include any of our other professional services.

For further information, please contact us on 020 8809 8809 or complete the form and we will reply to your enquiry.