School Logo

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

We are all God's children and will try to live, love, work
and serve as Jesus taught us.

Get in touch

Social Media

What specialist services are accessed by St Joseph's?

What specialist services are accessed at St Joseph's? 

We work closely with a range of external agencies including:

  • Speech and Language Therapy Service (SALT);
  • Behaviour Support Service (BSS);
  • Special Education Needs Specialist Services (SENSS);
  • Educational Psychology Service;
  • Community Paediatricians;
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHs);
  • Occupational and Physiotherapy team;
  • School Nurse;
  • Christchurch Family Partnership Zone;
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS).


In school:

  • Class based Teaching Assistants support children on a daily basis.
  • TAs provide additional support and interventions throughout the school such as speech and language therapy, motor skills therapy and for literacy and numeracy skills.
  • A TA (supported by SENSS also supports children on an individual basis.