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Educational psychology

What are educational psychologists?

Educational psychologists (EPs) are psychologists who specialise in child development. Most have a teaching qualifications and experience. They work with parents, carers, schools and other professionals to promote young people's learning and development. They can work with an individual child, a class or a whole-school.

How can I contact an educational psychologist?

All Southampton City Council schools have a link EP. Parents should contact the school's special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCo) so that concerns can be raised with the link EP.

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