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26 Jan 2021

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MPTA training programme from Educational Psychology Service

After a successful pilot in the summer term of last year, Cognus’ Educational Psychology Service has been providing the Maximising the Practice of Teaching Assistants (MPTA) training programme to 11 schools in Sutton. Led by Dr Lisa Carmody (Educational Psychologist), who has undertaken extensive training to become an accredited trainer, this programme features specific training […]

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18 Dec 2020

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Congratulations to Luke Fox being shortlisted for the Community Awards

  We’ve very pleased to hear that Luke Fox, one of the learners known to our Therapies team, has reached the finals of Sutton’s Community Awards. 20-year-old Luke has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Young Person category of the annual awards that recognise a young person under 21 who has brought real credit to the […]

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19 Nov 2020

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Advisory Teacher, Rebecca Duffus, speaks at autism conference

Rebecca Duffus from Cognus’ Autism Service has been invited as a guest speaker at the 22nd Lincoln Annual Autism Conference. Today (19 November), Rebecca will explore the small changes that make a positive difference to autistic students in the classroom. The annual conference, organised by Parents And Autistic Children Together (PAACT), brings together speakers from […]

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12 Nov 2020

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Celebrating Cognus’ Therapies team

There is huge pride at Cognus after our team of occupational therapists (OT) and speech and language therapists (SaLT) have received well-deserved praise and recognition from families and professionals alike. During the COVID lockdown in March, Cognus therapists delivered remote  therapy to children and young people in Sutton. We’ve had more than 200 responses to […]

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3 Nov 2020

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Cognus chooses Duffus Cancer Foundation as annual charity

Cognus is delighted to choose Croydon-based charity, Duffus Cancer Foundation, as its staff charity and will be raising vital funds throughout 2020-21. For the second year running, Cognus staff have voted for their annual charity to support and this year Duffus Cancer Foundation (DCF) was selected as the clear favourite. Cognus will host a series […]

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27 Oct 2020

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National Care Leavers Week 2020

This week (26 October – 1 November) is National Care Leavers Week – an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the successes of young people across the UK who are care experienced. At Cognus, we’re pleased to highlight some of the achievements of those leaving care and the support provided by our Virtual School team in […]

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