Additional Needs Team

Additional Needs Team

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The Additional Needs Team is part of Local Authority Inclusion Services.

The team provides outreach advice for Primary and High Schools to support the inclusion of pupils with additional needs in relation to Cognition and Learning and communication difficulties (autistic spectrum disorders). 

The team is made up of 3 teachers and one Teaching Assistant


Contact Details


Lesley Harris

Job Title/Position

Team manager

Organiser Address

3 Knowsley Place, Duke Street, Bury BL9 0EJ

Telephone Number

0161 253 6430

Secondary Telephone Number

0161 253 6416


Local Offer

SEN Provision Type



The team uses a consultation approach to support the inclusion of pupils with additional needs in relation to cognition and learning and communication difficulties (autistic spectrum disorders). Consultations are used to support school staff to identify needs, to devise appropriate strategies and approaches to meet needs, to provide bespoke CPD (Continuing Professional Development) and to review special educational provision in place. The Additional Needs Team offers a helpline for Sencos and co-ordinates Senco network meetings.

Age Bands

16-25 years 11-15 years 6-10 years 0-5 years

Core Response Approved?



Referral Notes

Referrals are submitted by school Senco

The Bury Directory

Service Information

Suitable for ages:



Bury & Local Area

Target Audiences:

Primary and Secondary School Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators (Sencos), teachers and teaching assistants

Support Groups:

Learning difficulties, Communication impairment

Referral Required?:

Referral Notes:

<p target="_blank">Referrals are submitted by school Senco</p>

Last updated 25 February 2022

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