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The best start in life for all our children.

Jargon Buster

ASD  - Autistic Spectrum Disorder                                                                               

DBS  -  Disclosure and Barring Service                                                                     

CAMHS  - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service                                                

CIN - Child in Need                                                                                                        

CP  - Child Protection                                                                                                

EAL - English as a Second Language                                                                        

EHF - Early Help Form                                                                                

EP - Educational Psychologist                                                                                    

EWO  - Education Welfare Officer                                                                          

EYFS  - Early Year’s Foundation Stage                                                                       

FSM -  Free School Meals                                                                                               

IT -  Information Technology                                                                          

INSET  - In Service Educational Training                                                                            

KS1 - Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)                                                                                

KS2 -  Key Stage 2 (Years 3, 4, 5, and 6)                                                                  

LA - Local Authority                                                                                                  

LAC -  Looked After Children                                                                              

LSA - Learning Support Assistant                                                                              

NQT - Newly Qualified Teacher                                                                                

OFSTED - Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills                     

PE - Physical Education                                                                                      

PR -  Parental Responsibility                                                                           

PPA - Planning, Preparation and Assessment                                                            

PSA  - Parent Support Advisor                                                             

QA  - Quality Assurance                                                                                      

SATS - Standard Attainment Tests/Tasks                                                               

SALT - Speech and Language Therapy                                                

SEND  - Special Educational Needs and Disabilities                                             

SENCO - Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator                                     

SLT - Senior Leadership Team                                                                              

TA -  Teaching Assistant                                                                            

TAF - Team Around the Family

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