About Us

Who we are
Cognus is commissioned by London Borough of Sutton to provide education services to mainstream schools and specialist education providers in Sutton.

Wholly owned by the London Borough of Sutton, we deliver a wide range of services to pursue excellence in education settings and improve the lives of children, young people, and families.
We are committed to promoting equal access to education and maximise learning for every child, young person, parent/carer, professional, as well as our own team.

What we do
Across our 26 services, we deliver a comprehensive range of vital educational support through our team of education specialists – teachers, psychologists and other practitioners – with a deep knowledge and experience of all aspects of education.

Our services focus on supporting children and young people with SEND/additional learning needs. Some services are universal, and which support most children and young people. Other services are targeted at providing services to enable schools and settings to support children themselves. And, less frequently, we provide services that work directly to support children and young people. Cognus works in close partnership with our schools and settings across all phases.

Children, young people and families that we support remain absolutely at the heart of what we do.

Why we matter
By integrating our educational knowledge and expertise with schools, we help children and young people to access, enjoy and thrive in any education setting to reach their full potential and help the local area to improve.

By focusing on continuous improvement, we ensure that we deliver the best services possible for children, young people, parents/carers, educational settings and our shareholders.