Child First Trust

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Visioning Day 20th Jan 2017.

A great turn out at this year’s Visioning Day!

Thank you to all those that joined us. We felt the day was positive and future focused. The Trustees spent the afternoon reviewing completed questionnaires and discussing the ideas shared. It looks as if the year ahead will be an exciting one. Trustees will maintain their focus of providing and developing services to support disadvantaged children and young people in our Child First Schools.

All paperwork from the day can be found under the Minutes and Agenda tab. If you are unable to remember your Child First password please email Thank you.


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SLT Review 2016

Child First is delighted to be commissioning Speech and Language Services from Nicki Worth of Therapy Solutions for the benefit of all Child First Schools.


The results of your feedback questionnaire 2016 can be found under our protected IMPACT page (drop down to SLT Reports).

Here are some of the highlights…

  • All schools gave this service a positive rating with 95% of schools stating they are very satisfied or extremely satisfied with this service.
  • The service is easy to access and enables our schools to secure timely supplementary SLT support.
  • Our schools use their SLT Provision to
    • Access new resources (15.79%)
    • Gain useful information in relation to better supporting children within their school.(42%)
    • Access timely advice (11%)
    • Access support to build the skills and expertise of their existing staff team (21%)
  • 95% of schools feel that the service they have received has changed their practice in relation to SLT back in school!

The Trustees of Child First Trust warmly encourage all beneficiary schools to maximise their use of this great opportunity.

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Welcome to the online home of Child First Trust.

We are an education charity based in North East Essex, formerly Child First LDG (Local Delivery Group) and we exist to support vulnerable and disadvantaged children in our member schools.  Child First has gone from strength to strength and in 2014 we became a charity in our own right, providing a wide range of services to support children and families from our member schools.

Our member schools are able to access a wide range of services including speech therapy, family support and mental health services.

We believe that Child First is collaborative working at its very best. We have clear ambitions for the future and strive to provide programmes that really do make a difference. To find out more please navigate the tabs above or call us on 0845 463 1342.