Links with External Agencies/Organisations

When it is considered necessary, colleagues from the following support services will be involved with SEN pupils:

  • Educational psychologists
  • School nursing service
  • Speech therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech, Language and Communication Needs outreach services
  • Hearing impairment outreach services
  • Visual impairment outreach services
  • Autism outreach services
  • Primary Pupil Referral Service (Behaviour Issues)
  • Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service
  • Children’s Emotional Well-Being Service

In addition, important links are in place with the following organisations:

  • The Local Authority
  • The Castle Community Hub with the aim of providing continuity between home and school
  • Education Welfare Officer
  • Social Care
  • Reading Friends

Local Support Services for Parents 

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The Castle Community Hub (the hub buildings are attached to the school) or e mail: helen.scally

Support and advice for parents - in particular, drop-in support and sign-posting sessions 8:30-9:15 every morning in the Hub Community Room (Monday: Behaviour Support; Tuesday: SEN focus; Wednesday to Friday: Bi-lingual support)


Kirklees Information Advice and Support Service (KIAS)


PCAN (Parents of Children with Additional Needs)


Huddersfield Down Syndrome Support Group


North Kirklees Autism Support Group and Friends – Contact Kath Woodhouse on 07772534625
Huddersfield Support Group for Autism


Kirklees Deaf Children’s Society


Kirklees Family Information Service – telephone service for parents to call (01484 414887) or you can email them on


Northorpe Hall Child and Family Trust: a charity supporting children’s mental and emotional health in Kirklees


Ruddi’s Retreat: West Yorkshire charity offering a break away


Unique (rare chromosone disorder support group) Yorkshire Facebook group


Headfield Road, Huddersfield, HD4 6LU

01484 226834