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9 Apr 2021

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Statement on His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh – Statement from Madam Mayor of Sutton, Councillor Trish Fivey “The people of the London Borough of Sutton share the nation’s sadness at the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. “The Duke of Edinburgh’s dedication as consort to Her Majesty The […]

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7 Apr 2021

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Improving the educational outcomes for a Sutton care experienced child

High quality education that meets the individual needs is vital for securing the best educational outcomes for children in care.  Sutton’s children looked after, attend good or better schools across the UK and receive a very high quality of education.  Sutton Virtual School are instrumental in ensuring effective intervention or a change of educational setting […]

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6 Apr 2021

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Zen Educate podcast – Leading Effective Children’s Safeguarding

Our Managing Director, Jo Cassey and our Education Safeguarding Manager, Hayley Cameron, were recently invited to sit down with #ZenEducate to talk about Leading Effective Children’s Safeguarding. You can listen to the podcast here  #Safeguarding during a pandemic Creative ways to maintain communication The importance of professional curiosity

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25 Mar 2021

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Travellers receive COVID-19 vaccination following joint initiative with local partners

Members of the Traveller community on the Pastures site in Banstead received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine thanks to a successful joint approach by local partners. NHS Sutton joined forces recently with Sutton Housing Partnership (SHP), Cognus and the Public Health team at Sutton Council, to help increase vaccination uptake within the Traveller […]

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19 Mar 2021

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New Podcast, celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Week

We are celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness Week with a new Education Untapped episode. Two of our therapists speak to two families who are active members of the  Down Syndrome community both locally and nationally. They discuss some of their personal  experiences and how we can all work towards raising our awareness and attitudes.   It’s a […]

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16 Mar 2021

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Sutton Parent Carer Forum Virtual Engagement Event – Child Development Service

Ruth Chandler is the Project Lead for the new Child Development Service and will be running this session, hosted by Sutton Parent Carer Forum. You may remember that there was a Children’s Review in 2019 which focused on the Best Start in Life. One of the four workstreams that came out of this review was […]

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12 Mar 2021

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Launch of the Child Safeguarding Toolkit 18th March 2021

Sutton’s Local Children Safeguarding Partnership launch a new Child Safeguarding Toolkit Sutton’s Local Children Safeguarding Partnership (LSCP) is delighted to launch a new and unique Child Safeguarding Toolkit- a comprehensive learning resource for everyone who comes into contact with children and young people. This is part of our longstanding commitment to help prevent future serious […]

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10 Mar 2021

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Education Untapped Episode – All Things Autism and Inclusion

The Cognus Autism Service are excited to have created an episode for the ‘Education Untapped’ podcast.  In the episode ‘All Things Autism and Inclusion’, Rebecca Duffus is joined by Andrew Whitehouse, who is a specialist in neurodiversity and behaviour.  Andrew and Rebecca are currently working together on an Action Research Project across many Sutton Schools […]

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4 Mar 2021

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Joint statement: Sutton Council and Cognus

Sutton Council and Cognus have issued a joint statement to update the public regarding ongoing communication with parents and carers. Following February’s statement regarding Cognus Board minutes, the Council and Cognus have issued the below statement to update the public regarding ongoing communication with parents and carers: “Understanding and responding to families’ feedback continues to be a priority […]

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