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Traveller education service

The Wiltshire Traveller Education Service aims to improve the capacity of schools to raise the attainment, achievement and engagement of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) pupils.

  • 1 Early Help Functional Lead 0.5
  • 1 Advisory Teacher
  • 3 Teaching Assistants
  • Education Welfare Officer support
  • Support schools to enhance educational provision for GRT children, ensuring  that they meet their full potential by providing bespoke in-school support packages catering to the  individual  need and abilities of these pupils
  • Improve school/home liaison and foster positive relationships between families, schools and the wider community
  • Provide support to families to help access Nursery, Pre-school and foundation stage learning. This may include work with other partner agencies
  • Education for children who are visiting the county, such as  Fairground and Circus families

As a service we are also able to provide training to:

  • External agencies
  • Teachers
  • Support staff
  • Leadership teams
  • Govenors

Schools can refer an individual  Gypsy, Roma or Traveller pupil to the service by using a Single Agency Referral Form (SARF).


For any more information or informal advice please call the:

Early help single point of contact number on
01225 718230 


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Last updated: 2 August 2017 | Last reviewed: 2 August 2017