TESSA - Triage for all Education Support and Specialist Advice

TESSA Triage for all Education Support and Specialist Advice for educational settings supporting children and young people

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The Hive is a dedicated phone line with professionals such as teachers, inclusion officers, education welfare officers and education support staff who provide that much sought-after specialist advice for SENCOs, pastoral staff and senior leaders in St Helens’ schools.


The Hive is there to listen, guide the conversation, help staff find solutions and where needed give specialist advice, bespoke recommendations, signposting to on-line resources or recommending a referral to TESSA Triage.

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The purpose of the Local Offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available for children with special educational needs and disabilities in their area, and how to access them.

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