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Section Fourteen: What support do we have available for improving our pupils’ emotional and social development, including those with SEND?

Section Fourteen:

What support do we have available for improving our pupils’ emotional and social development, including those with SEND?


At Market Drayton Junior School we support the Emotional and Social development of pupils with SEND and guard against unacceptable behaviour e.g. bullying through provision of the following:


Mentoring activities:


• Pastoral support from the Learning Mentor
• Peer support from older children


Strategies used to reduce anxiety, promote emotional well-being and self-esteem:


• Support from the Learning Mentor
• Transition support, visits and events
• Social skills groups
• Friendship groups
• No Worries (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Support Training)
• Reach for the Top programme
• Comic strips and social stories
• Contact and liaison with parents
• Advice from SPECTRA (Autism Specialist Advisory Team)
• Advice and support from CAHMS (Child and Mental Health Services)
• Pupil counsellor employed one afternoon per week to support children’s mental health
• EHAF (Early Help Assessment Form)
• Support from Enhance
• Solihull Parents Course – Understanding Your Child


Strategies to support behaviour


• Good to be Green school behaviour policy
• Pastoral support plans
• Advice from Behavioural Support Consultant
• Advice from Woodlands Outreach Centre, Wem
• Learning behaviours are included within the curriculum and are promoted through ‘Stars of the Week’ and presented during whole school assemblies
• Anti-bullying assemblies


Support at unstructured times of the day


• Breakfast club for vulnerable children
• The Rainbow Room – support for lunch times
• Support for children with specific requirements
• Allocated areas of the playground for specific individuals

 

Click on the link below to go back to the main SEND page:

CEOP Empower Trust
  • Market Drayton Junior School,
  • Alexandra Road,
  • Market Drayton,
  • Shropshire, TF9 3HU
  • Tel. 01630 652769
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