Senior Educational Social Worker
St Ann's School is one of the few schools who employs their own educational social worker. John works closely with families to ensure our students' well being and overcome barriers to their learning and access to school. He supports family on key issues such as transport, housing, grants.
020 8567 6291
School Health Adviser/Clinical Assistant
020 8579 5958
St Ann’s school nurse and two full time health care assistants offer specialised medical support and advice.. A consultant psychiatrist holds a termly clinic for parents and students in school.
St Ann's occupational therapists helped to develop our students functional skills and access students for special equipment. Working with class teams, they develop sensory integration programmes. The occupational therapists also advise on behavioural issues. The team will visit families at home and advise on home equipment.
020 8567 8764
Speech Language Therapist
Our speech and language therapists help students with all aspects of communication including makaton sign language, speech, non verbal communication and communication aids.
They also support students with eating and swallowing problems [ dysphagia].
020 8579 9621
Our school physiotherapist Mary - Jo helps students to improve functional abilities such as standing up, walking or reaching.
She designs and carries out physiotherapy programmes. Mary -Jo also develops programmes for class staff to carry out to try and prevent loss of movement. Mary - Jo will prescribe equipment such as walkers and standing frames. She also advises on wheelchairs and liaises with the wheelchair service. A health trust physiotherapist and assistant comes to school once a week.
020 8567 8764