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Newcastle Educational Psychology Service

Educational Psychologists work with the City’s children and young people, aged 0 to 25 years, who have Special Educational Needs.  They have a first degree in psychology and a higher degree in educational psychology.

The Educational Psychology Service is funded by the Local Authority to work with children and young people and their families to provide statutory advice during an assessment for an Education, Health and Care Plan.

In addition, the majority of schools and settings currently pay for additional Educational Psychology Service time, via a Service Level Agreement, in order to give their children and young people access to educational psychology early intervention and preventative work.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Lara Lillico
Contact Position
Educational Psychology Service Manager
Telephone
0191 277 4577
E-mail
Lara.Lillico@newcastle.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Room 213
Address
Library Block - Westgate Community College
West Road
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Postcode
NE4 9LU

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday to Friday 8.30 – 4.30
We work into schools and settings during school term time

Other Details

Costs

Details
Schools and Settings can buy in educational psychology time at the cost of £215 per half day.

Availability

Referral required?
Yes
Referral Details

An Educational Psychologist becomes involved following a request from the Local Authority to contribute to the statutory assessment of a child or young person, or when a school or setting funds early intervention or preventative work. 

Last updated: 27/02/2018
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