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Health in School

East Sussex School Health Service

East Sussex School Health Service has a focus on promoting the health and wellbeing of all school-aged children. They provide a number of in-school health programmes and initiatives. They can complete a health assessment with you and your child to identify the most appropriate intervention and potential outcome and we will work with you to achieve this.

All schools have a School Health Team.

School Health Teams are led by registered, qualified nurses who have a specialist community public health degree. The team consists of community staff nurses, assistant practitioners, health improvement staff, school nurse assistants and administrators.

Social and Emotional Mental Health in School

This website contains a page on wellbeing and mental health support for children and young people, which includes a section you can read on wellbeing support in schools:

Additional Help and Support

Amaze SENDIASS

Amaze SENDIASS (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service) are a local charity who offer free, independent, and impartial advice for all matters relating to SEND. Contact Amaze SENDIASS:

East Sussex Local Offer directory of services

You can visit our SEND-specific online directory, hosted on East Sussex 1Space, that lists many different services both throughout the county and online. Services include advice, guidance and support groups, activities and events and mental health and wellbeing support among many other topics:

NHS - Health A to Z

While the East Sussex Local Offer aims to provide as much information as possible, there may be some conditions that aren't covered in thorough detail. The NHS website has pages that list all conditions, with information and advice on how to get extra support:


Glossary of East Sussex SEND Terms

Some of the terms used on this website are explained on our page, Glossary of East Sussex SEND Terms.

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