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Zzzz and poltergoose - URGENT advice needed

(18 Posts)
Usernamealreadyexists Tue 17-Jan-17 15:48:39

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PolterGoose Tue 17-Jan-17 19:24:51

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zzzzz Tue 17-Jan-17 20:45:19

I'd agree happily but would want a copy of the EPs report and recommendations. Why have they sprung this on you though and how does it tie in with your son being spat at by other childrenconfused

Weird that being the victim has got HIM attention. Do not engage with victim blaming even in passing.

Usernamealreadyexists Tue 17-Jan-17 21:46:54

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zzzzz Tue 17-Jan-17 22:02:18

If they tolerate low level bullying they can't.

Megatherium Wed 18-Jan-17 00:06:16

They don't actually need your consent if the EP is just observing, as he or she presumably won't be interacting directly with your child. I can't see any reason to say no.

zzzzz Wed 18-Jan-17 00:32:47

I think they DO need your consent if the EP is assessing your ds in any way, regardless of if they interact with him or not.

user1483945709 Wed 18-Jan-17 07:27:37

Is it just an observation or followed by an assessment too?

It is good EP practise to consult with parents too.

EP observation seems like a positive step

Megatherium Wed 18-Jan-17 07:56:12

There are often adults in classrooms for various purposes, e.g. Ousted inspectors, senior staff monitoring performance, governors etc, and permission from individual parents is not required for that. Therefore if an EP is simply sitting at the back of the room observing, permission isn't needed.

lougle Wed 18-Jan-17 08:18:16

Is the Ed Psych observing the classroom or observing your DS in the classroom? Quite a difference, I feel.

zzzzz Wed 18-Jan-17 10:39:17

I agree lougle. The permission isn't "you may interact with my child" (because obviously people interact with your child all the time at school), it's "you may assess my child", which if it is extra to normal teaching is something you can refuse.

Usernamealreadyexists Wed 18-Jan-17 21:23:17

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tartanterror Wed 18-Jan-17 21:37:26

What a relief for you - glad to hear of this positive step.

PolterGoose Wed 18-Jan-17 21:46:36

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Usernamealreadyexists Wed 18-Jan-17 22:27:42

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user1483945709 Thu 19-Jan-17 06:24:56

I hope SALT plans to write a report, with some recommendations?

youarenotkiddingme Thu 19-Jan-17 07:36:02

That sounds positive. Hopefully school will respond to recommendations since they sought the assessment!

Usernamealreadyexists Fri 20-Jan-17 12:01:12

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