The Pupil Inclusion Parent Support Service (PIPSS) is a Service working with the children and young people who attend Ayresome Primary School. Our aim is to intervene early to prevent and address emotional and social problems within the school, family and the wider community.
As a service we aim to try and remove any barriers to learning thus enabling each and every child to reach their full potential.
The PIPSS includes a number of different professionals for example; social workers, SEMH teaching assistants, educational welfare officers, attendance officers and those professionals dealing with specialist educational needs and disabilities. All these professional have core expertise in children’s social, emotional and behavioural development. We will work in partnership with parents/carers, the child/children and other relevant professionals to address any concerns.
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Some of the things we do:
- We deal with issues around Child Protection, we have responsibility for all Looked After Children, we work closely with statutory and voluntary agencies, addressing all issues that may arise.
- We manage a caseload and co-work cases in line with the needs of the school and professional practice procedures and standards.
- We work alongside parents and ensure that the views of parents/carers and their children are taken into account in the planning and implementation of support packages.
- Provide impartial information, sign-posting and guidance to parents about the range of support services available working closely with statutory and voluntary agencies.
- Mentors carry out 1:1 work and group work with identified children to try and remove any barriers to learning, this can be issues around self esteem, friendship, anger management or any problem that the child may be facing which impacts on their ability to learn.
- If you have a problem, concern or worry then we can’t promise we can help, but we will certainly try our best!