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Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties


This may include;


  • Social difficulties
  • Mental health conditions
  • Emotional difficulties



“You place a high priority on developing pupils’ well-being to ensure that pupils thrive.”

(Ofsted, July 2017)


  • Clear sanctions and rewards are followed to offer pupils structure and routines (See Behaviour Policy)
  • Risk assessments are carried out to ensure the safety and inclusion of all pupils in all activities
  • Referrals to specialists outside of the school where appropriate (Educational Psychology Service, CYPS)
  • Small group or one-to-one targeted programmes are delivered to pupils to improve social skills and emotional resilience e.g. Fun Friends (KS1), Friends for Life (KS2), Counselling service, Key member of staff for support
  • Opportunities to attend residential trips in Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 which help to develop social, emotional and behavioural resilience, promoting independence