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Early Years Inclusion Service

The Early Years Inclusion Service provides support and guidance for children

0 – 5 their families and settings. 

There are a wide variety of child care options for the birth – 5s within Rutland.  Rutland County Council offer professional support and advice to maintain and promote high standards in early years settings to remove barriers to learning and improve educational outcomes for children.

In collaboration with parents and professionals the Early Years Inclusion Officers aim to:

  • Work with parents towards positive outcomes for the child;
  • Provide information and advice on an individual basis;
  • Recommend a variety of appropriate activities and resources;
  • Liaise with professionals as required;
  • Provide setting based support as appropriate to increase inclusive practice;
  • Work alongside colleagues in early years settings to ensure the child’s needs are known and understood and what intervention strategies need to be employed;
  • Assist transition into a pre-school or school setting.

Children/Young people can be referred to the Inclusion Service by settings, Speech & Language Therapists, health professionals, social workers, family support workers and a range of other professionals.

The Inclusion Service supports children through discussions with parents and staff, observations of children in schools and settings and liaison with other professionals.

The Inclusion Service works with families and professionals to identify additional needs and reduce barriers to learning and contribute to the reduction of inequalities in children’s outcomes.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Fiona Douglas
Telephone
01572 722 577
E-mail
fdouglas@rutland.gov.uk
Parent Organisation
Rutland County Council

Where to go

Address
Catmose House
Catmos Street
Oakham
Postcode
LE15 6HP

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 17:00
Friday 8:30 - 16:30

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
0-5 Years
Referral Details

Child must live in Rutland

Local Offer


This page was last updated on: 29/11/2018

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