External Agency Support

Staff at Meadowfield School work closely with a range of external agencies to ensure the needs of all pupils are met. This can include liaising with:

  • Other special schools and provisions
  • The Kent Communication and Assistive Technology (CAT) Team
  • The PRU, Inclusion and attendance service (PIAS)
  • Social Services - the school’s Designated Teacher liaises with corporate parents in relation to Children in Care
  • NELFT – North East London NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as CAMHS)

The school has named Special Educational Needs Officers based at the East Kent Area office who are the Local Authority point of contact for the school and parents. The contact number for the SEN Office is 03000 421160. If you would like any support to contact the SEN office, please contact Zoe Grainger the Pupil Support Officer via the main school number.

The school works closely with a range of professionals from the NHS. The following services are provided in school by the NHS:

  • School Nurse provision.
  • Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy provision.
  • Speech and Language Therapy provision.
  • Paediatric Consultant/other medical provision.
  • Bladder & Bowel Clinic

Contact information for NHS services:

School Nursing Team
Contact Sharon Gray
Orchards, Attlee Way, Milton Regis Sittingbourne, ME10 2HE
03000 420927

Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy and Speech and Language therapy
Children’s Therapy Team
Orchards, Attlee Way, Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, ME10 2HE
Tel: 03000 420943 email: medch.orchards@nhs.net

If you would like to contact a therapist but are unsure which therapist is working with your child, please contact Yvonne Cherry at the school who will be able to provide this information. Yvonne is the MOVE and Mobility Co-Ordinator for the school, she is the link person in school working alongside the therapists and class teams.