Virtual School and Learning Support Team

Service Information:

Virtual School and Learning Support Team supports schools in the identification of pupils with learning difficulties through individual assessment and advice. Barriers to learning are identified through individual pupil focussed work which involves a combination of discussion, observation, assessment and advice.

Service Criteria to include in the EHA: 

Criteria to access this service, should be referred to and can be found below and/or on the Support Services for Education website.

The below information is required in addition to the information already requested in the EHA.

Section 4:

We only require details of the child being referred but you may complete the whole section to provide a wider context.

Section 5:

We only require the names, address and contact details of parents / carers.

Section 6:

We only need to know professionals who are directly involved with the child you are referring. You may complete the whole section to provide a wider context.

Section 9:

Use the drop-down menu to select “Virtual School and Learning Support Team”.

Contact Details:

Email address: InclusionSENSupportServices@somerset.gov.uk

Other Useful Documents:

Guidance for accessing a Dyslexia Assessment through Core Offer

Guidance for accessing a Dyscalculia Assessment through Core Offer