Speech and Language

Speech and Language therapy at Chesnut Lodge is coordinated by Chatterbug. 
Chatterbug have been commissioned by the Local Authority and Clinical Commissioning group to provide Speech and Language Therapy Services across schools. 
'ChatterBug has a wealth of experience working with schools. We have a firm understanding of school environments, curriculum and OFSTED requirements and can therefore adapt our services to specific educational goals. Our experience and knowledge of working with schools enables our staff to assist teachers in supporting pupils with speech, language or communication difficulties and supporting quality first teaching.'                                                                    Chatterbugs Website Jan 2019
Pupils are referred for Speech and Language support by the school or other professionals. A tailored program is then put together for the child and delivered by class and intervention staff. Regular update meetings then ensure that pupils are always working on the most relevant targets.