General information for parents about educational psychology.
The paragraph below may be used in a letter to parents – please feel free to
adapt it to suit the requirements of your school.
Dr Joanna Simm, Chartered Educational Psychologist, will be working in our
school during the course of the year.
Educational psychologists use knowledge of psychology to develop ways of
understanding and enhancing the learning and well being of children and young
Jo works independently and is a chartered member of the British Psychological
Service and registered with the Health Professionals Council.
Jo may talk to teachers if they have concerns about the progress of individual
pupils and she may observe some lessons. You will be contacted first if we ask
Jo to complete any work with your child on an individual basis.
If you have any concerns or would like to find out more please contact
…[member of school staff].