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Luton Borough Council

Children Families and Education Services


Children and families social work

  • Multi agency safeguarding hub (MASH):
    • contacts and referrals
  • Child protection and assessment:
    • family safeguarding: north, east, south, west and central
    • specialist assessment team
    • care proceedings administration
  • Corporate parenting:
    • children in care - 0 to 13 years
    • 14+ team - 14 to 25 years
    • fostering placement service
    • adoption team
    • Manor Contact Cntre
    • child participation officer

Quality assurance, safeguarding and performance improvement

  • Children’s strategic safeguarding
  • Child protection chairs and independent reviewing officers
  • Local authority designated officers
  • Principle social worker – children and families
    • newly qualified social work staff coordinator
  • Local safeguarding children’s board
  • Business support
  • Sexual exploitation
  • No recourse to public funds
  • Policy and procedures
  • Audit and the child’s voice

Prevention and early intervention

  • Luton flying start – pregnancy to five strategy
  • Flying start children’s centres
  • Early help team including stronger families programme
  • Family information service
  • Channel
  • Youth advice
  • Targeted youth work
  • Special educational needs and assessment team including local offer
  • Special educational needs support
  • Educational psychology
  • Special educational needs and disability, information, advice and support (SENDIAS)
  • Youth offending service
  • London road resource centre including shared care
  • Transition team
  • Children’s occupational therapy
  • Children with disabilities team

Education, support, challenge and intervention service

  • School improvement services – early years, primary and secondary
  • Monitoring and moderation of statutory key stage assessments
  • Early years
  • Health education in schools
  • School admissions and appeals
  • School place planning and school organisation issues
  • Non SEN school transport
  • Access to education, including support for Gypsy, Roma and traveller children
  • Safeguarding in education
  • Childcare advice and support - safeguarding and well-being for the private voluntary and early years sector
  • The virtual school for LAC
  • Standing advisory council on religious education (SACRE)
  • Alternative learning and progression service - including medical tuition
  • Children missing education
  • Elective home education
  • 14 to 19, post-16 providers
  • School catering
  • Music service
  • Governor services
  • Traded services for schools
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