Judith Carter

Judith is an HCPC registered Educational Psychologist (EP). She has worked as a Specialist EP in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk, and was Senior Adviser Inclusion SEN-D for over 6 years, working within a Local Authority on education strategy and school improvement. It was here that she trained as an Ofsted inspector.

Willow Tree Learning was created as an opportunity to directly support schools, colleges and settings to become more responsive to their learner community. It is a values led service, offering high quality practical advice and support. Intervention is bespoke and can relate directly to individual children and families, or be part of a whole school ‘systems’ review, or a targeted aspect of improvement and workforce development.

Willow Tree Learning offers a simple and transparent pricing framework. Sessions can be purchased one at a time, or secured annually for distribution termly, half termly or monthly. It may be that an individual school or a cluster of schools wish to secure time for the year, and negotiate with Judith the targeted focus of the intervention on a visit by visit basis. The advantage of this being that intervention time is secured, but can be flexibly delivered in response to emerging priorities. For example sessions might be used for:

  • SENCO training in a schools or across a cluster
  • Individual EP child assessment
  • Parent/carer cluster forum
  • Governor training and review
  • Whole staff training overcoming barriers to learning
  • SEN audit or moderation
  • Systems review of the impact of SEN provision
  • Preparation for Ofsted
  • Head teacher or SENCO supervision
  • Capturing impact of SEN or Pupil Premium funding
  • Effective school improvement planning including children, parents/carers, governors and staff

Willow Tree Learning is able to broker support from Specialist Associates as part of the bespoke intervention package offered. Our Associates include professionals from Paediatric Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy as well as a network of Educational Psychologists and Specialist Teachers.

If you would like to discuss how Willow Tree Learning can support in your setting please email judith.carter@willowtreelearning.co.uk